Since 1996, FilmFernsehFonds Bayern is responsible for film funding in Bavaria. The Free State of Bavaria, the BLM (Bavarian regulatory authority for commercial broadcasting), the public television broadcasters Bayerischer Rundfunk and ZDF, and the private broadcasters RTL and ProSiebenSat1 are all shareholders. ... [more]

Entry Deadlines

The next call for application for production funding for theatrical and television films, series, graduation and debut films, screenplay and distribution are


4. September - 18. September (decision by 18. October 2017)

23. October - 6. November (decision by 6. December 2017)

Submit your funding application here.


Applications for the financing of international Co-productions may be submitted at any time.

Issue 03/17

Stars: 35. Filmfest München erwartet Sofia Coppola, Bryan Cranston und Bill Nighy | Synergien: Mixtvision produziert Bücher, Filme, Apps und Games am Standort München | Schule: Die HFF München feiert 50. Geburtstag [mehr]

  • animago AWARD 2017: Submission Deadline extended to June 19th

    The submission deadline for the international competition of the animago AWARD 2017 has been extended until Monday, June 19th. Creative experts from all over...  [more]

  • FFF Bayern @ Cannes 2017

    The 70th Festival de Cannes takes part from 17th to 28th of May 2017. The FFF Bayern and the FFF Film Commission organize the following events: Business Lunch...  [more]


    FFF Bayern is opening up its funding for international high-end series, thus supplementing its international funding program which was introduced four years...  [more]

  • Independent Spirit Awards: "Toni Erdmann" wins Best International Feature

    Toni Erdmann by Maren Ade has won the Best International Feature at the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards. Now in its 32nd year, the Film Independent...  [more]

Games Spotlight 2017

Creative Europe is the new funding program of the European Commission. Since January 1, 2014, it combines the former programs MEDIA, MEDIA Mundus and Culture. [mehr]

Entry Forms

For applications please use the online portal. Online Application

Film Funding in Bavaria

Funding Program
The activities of FFF Bayern include the funding of theatrical films, international co-productions, television films, distribution, screenplay, development, film theaters, games and up-and-coming film makers.

Film Location Bavaria
In addition to its funding activities, FFF Bayern offers comprehensive consulting and information services for the production industry