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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 producers with a registered office in Germany.

What are the funding conditions?

  • The support can be up to 80 % of the budgeted project development costs, and no more than 100.000 Euros.
  • The support is allocated as a conditionally repayable, interest-free loan.
  • A prerequisite is the submission of the screenplay and a budget of the project.

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.
  • There are five submission dates each year.
  • The funding decisions are taken by a film funding commitee.

Service Centre

  • Submission dates and all further documents can be found here.


Susanna Felgener
Script Development/Preparation
Tel. +49-211-930 50-27