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Eligible Production Types

  • Feature Films
  • Scripted Television
  • Reality Television
  • Documentaries
  • Animation
  • Video Games
  • Webisodes
  • Talk Shows
  • Game Shows
  • Live Events
  • Commercials

Location Production Needs

  • Rural
  • Suburban
  • Snow
  • Tropical
  • Beaches/Ocean
  • Mountains
  • Lakes/Rivers
  • Deserts
  • Forests
  • City

German Federal Film Fund

Christiane Raab

++49 331/7 43 87 31


25%% Grant
Local Production Company Required: Yes

Project Criteria

GMPF - €25M (film), €1.2M (TV); DFFF - €1M (film), €200K (documentaries); DFFF II - €8M (film)

GMPF - €2.5M (film), €2.5M (TV); DFFF - €4M; DFFF II - €25M

Qualified Spend

Services must be provided by a vendor established in Germany.

  • Above-the-line
  • Below-the-line
Program Guidelines



Additional Considerations

German Federal Film Fund (DFFF) and German Motion Picture Fund (GMPF) can be combined and also stacked with regional German subsidies.

The DFFF II is supplementary to the DFFF. See guidelines here.

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