Applications can be accepted from production companies, format developers and writers based in NRW.
What are the conditions?
Funding is provided for the development of innovative serial formats in the genres of entertainment, comedy, series, shows and chat shows; and more specifically, the development of the concept and format bible as well as a genre-related proof of concept.
The support is granted in the form of a conditionally repayable, interest-free loan.
The level of support can be up to 50% of the budgeted costs for project development, but no more than 100,000 Euros for company applications and no more than 50,000 Euros for applications by writers.
A minimum of the funding amount must be spent in North Rhine-Westphalia.
How does it work?
A consultation is required before submitting an application.
The information and documents required for an application are set out in the application forms.
There are two deadlines each year.
The funding decisions are taken by the management with support from a group of advisors.
Submission dates and all further documents can be found here.