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 01/18

Ehre: Auszeichnung für Wolfgang Ettlich in Hof | Effekt: Neue Niederlassung von Rodeo FX in München | Exil: Europa-Premiere von "The Happy Prince" auf der Berlinale [mehr]

  • Offical launch of Games Germany @ gamescom

    The umbrella organisation Games Germany - Regional Funds and Net­works is now being launched: a reception at the world‘s biggest games fair gamescom in Cologne...  [more]

  • 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]

  • "Euphoria" and "The Garden" @ Toronto International Film Festival

    The 42nd Toronto International Film Festival runs from September 7 to 17, 2017. Two FFF-funded titles have been added to the line-up. Euphoria by Lisa...  [more]

  • On set of Markus H. Rosenmuellers biopic "Trautmann"

    The FFF Bayern visited the Set of Markus H. Rosenmuellers biopic Trautmann in Munich. Trautmann is the first English-language feature film by multi-award...  [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