Film und Medien Stiftung NRWFundingGames / Interactive Content

As an extension of its previous funding programmes, the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW is supporting the development and production of computer and video games and interactive content from the fields of VR / AR, web and mobile as part of its „Digital Games and Interactive Content“ guideline.

Who can submit?

  • Companies and traders who are developing and producing digital games or interactive content are eligible to apply.
  • and have a registered office, a permanent establishment or a branch in North Rhine-Westphalia, or furnish prima facie evidence at the time of filing the application that they will have their registered office, a permanent establishment or a branch in North Rhine-Westphalia at the time of payment of the first instalment.

What are the funding conditions?

  • Funding for concept development takes the form of a grant. The subsidy can amount to up to 80 % of the production costs, but no more than 20,000 Euros.
  • Funding for prototype development takes the form of a grant. The subsidy can amount to up to 80 % of the production costs, but no more than 100,000 Euros.
  • The production funding will be allocated as a conditionally repayable, interest-free loan. The subsidy can amount to up to 50 % of the production costs, but not more than 500,000 Euros.

How does it work?

  • The prerequisite for the application is a consultation.
  • Necessary information and documents can be ascertained from the application forms.
  • The funding decisions are made by an award committee chaired by the management.
  • Decisions are made on the basis of the funding guideline and a catalogue of criteria, see Annex to the guidelines.
  • There are two to three funding sessions per year.

Service Centre

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

Contact

Till Hardy
Digital Content
Tel. +49-211-930 50-42