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


20-25% 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

20-25% of German production costs. German production costs include costs incurred by companies or their employees, as well as by freelancers and self-employed persons for film-related goods and services provided in Germany. 

Program Guidelines

€10M (GMPF); €50M (DFFF); €75M (DFFF II)



Additional Considerations

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