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.
A German co-producer is required for international projects.
What are the conditions?
At least 150 % of the funding support must be spent in North Rhine-Westphalia.
The support must not exceed 50 % of the production costs
The support is allocated as a conditionally repayable, interest-free loan.
Recoupment from the film’s revenues to the Film- und Medienstifting NRW can be used for a new film project.
Different regulations apply for TV projects and low-budget films.
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.