The Film- und Medienstiftung NRW concentrates its funding on films for cinema and television as well as international co-productions. Funding is provided for all phases of production and exploitation: from screenplays through project development, pre-production and production, to distribution and sales.
Who can apply?
Applications are accepted from distribution and sales companies.
What are the conditions?
Support can be allocated to films which received production funding in North Rhine-Westphalia, are of particular film cultural or economic interest for North Rhine-Westphalia, or make a particular contribution to the development of European film culture as well as films for children and young people.
As a rule, the level of funding may not exceed 50 % of the production costs.
The support is allocated as a conditionally repayable, interest-free loan
A minimum of the funding amount must be spent in NRW – when technically possible and as long as it makes economic sense
How does it work?
A consultation with the respective funding official should take place before submitting an application.
The information and documents required for the application are set out in the application forms.