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]
The next call for application for production funding for theatrical and television films, graduation and debut films, screenplay and distribution are
29. August - 12. September (decision by 12. October)
24. October - 7. November (decision by 7. December)
Submit your funding application here.
Applications for the financing of international co-productions and digital image design (VFX) may be submitted at any time.
Additional to the regular financing support, FFF Bayern offers a special program for the financing of international co-productions of theatrical films. Applications may be submitted at any time.
NEW: In exceptional cases, grants amounting to a total of 500,000 Euros per year may be awarded to executive producers responsible for the digital image design (VFX) of large international co-productions.
For further details see the guidelines International Co-Production Funding.
International productions require a German co-producer in order to get access to the German film funding system. Please find here a list of international experienced Bavarian co-production partners and their references.
Seriencamp at the HFF Munich
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Oscar-Winner Kevin Spacey opens up Bits & Pretzels Founders Festival in Munich
From 25th until 27th of September the Bits & Pretzels Founders Festival for all members of the international start-up scene takes place in Munich. The most... [more]
Toni Erdmann represents Germany in Oscar® Race 2017
The FFF-funded feature film Toni Erdmann by Maren will represent Germany as the official submission for the 89th Oscar® for Best Foreign Language Film.... [more]
“Snowden” celebrated its European Premiere in Munich
The FFF-funded political thriller “Snowden” by Oliver Stone, which has also been shot in Munich, celebrated yesterday its European premiere. Director Oliver... [more]
For applications please use the online portal. Online Application
Film Funding in Bavaria
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