Who can apply?

  • Applications can be accepted from producers.
  • A German co-producer is required for international projects.

What are the funding conditions?

  • At least 1.5 times the funding amount must be spent in North Rhine-Westphalia.
  • As a rule, the funding amount can be up to 30% of the costs.
  • Support is granted in the form of a conditionally repayable, interest-free loan.
  • Recoupment of the film’s revenues going to the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW can be used for a new film project.

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 five deadlines each
  • The funding decisions are taken by the Film Funding Committee.

Service Centre

The deadlines and all other documents can found here.


Meike Savarin
Tel. +49-211-930 50-47