FFF Bayern has the task of providing highly quantative and qualitative film- and games funding in Bavaria as well as offering several services for the film and games industry. This is to create and establish a competitive and powerful film and games hub in Bavaria. Shareholders of FFF Bayern are the Freestate of Bavaria, the Bavarian regulatory authority for new media (BLM), Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR), Zweites DeutschesFernsehen (ZDF), Seven.One Entertainment Group, RTL Television and Sky Deutschland Fernsehen.
With an annual budget of approximately € 39 million, FFF Bayern provides funding for story and project development, the production of feature and television films, international co-productions for feature films or high-end series, (web)-serial and virtual reality formats, distribution and sales, cinemas as well as games.
Besides its funding activities, the FFF Bayern is also involved in extensive consulting and information services for the film, television and games industry.
The Film Commission Bayern supports domestic and foreign production companies before and while filming in Bavaria. It’s a contact and information point for producers, line producers and production managers, where they can receive information about the responsible authorities, location scouts, studios, labs or rentals.