Distribution and Sales

Entry Deadlines & Allocation Commitee

Entry Deadlines

7 - 21 January 2019
11 - 25 March 2019
3 - 17 June 2019
26 August - 9 September 2019
28 October - 11 November 2019

Decision Allocation Commitee

27 February 2019
30 April 2019
24 July 2019
9 October 2019
11 December 2019

Distribution and Sales

Distribution and Sales Support is granted in the form of a conditionally repayable loan. The loan may amount to 50% of all documented preliminary distribution costs (i.e. the costs for the creation film prints/DCPs, advertising, marketing). The maximum funding amount may not exceed 205,000 euros. Distribution and sales companies based in Germany are eligible to submit applications.


Applications for the funding of distribution and sales may be submitted to all of the FFF Allocation Committee meetings. Before submitting your application, please contact the respective funding executive.

In order to expand existing markets and develop new markets for Bavarian producers, grants may be awarded for appropriate projects (i.e. advertising activities in connection with Oscar or Golden Globe nominations).

Informal applications may be submitted at any time to the FFF management.

Bavarian Bank Fund

Upon a positive funding decisions by FFF Bayern, films for which promising financial success is expected can (also) be jointly financed by resources from the Bavarian Bank Fund.

The financing is provided as a conditionally repayable loan and is subject to customary market interest rates. The loan is disbursed by the LfA Förderbank. The financing may amount up to 100% of the recommended FFF funding. The maximum amount for distribution funding is 200,000 euros.


Please use the online platform for submitting your application.

Application Portal


Information Sheets, Entry Deadlines and Guidelines regarding Distribution and Sales Funding can be downloaded here.

Contact Distribution and Sales

Nikolaus Prediger

Funding Executive Feature Films, International Co-Productions, Distribution and Foreign Sales
+49 (0) 89 - 544 602 - 21