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Germany

Eligible Production Types

  • Feature Films
  • Scripted Television
  • Reality Television
  • Documentaries
  • Animation
  • Interactive Media/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

location@medienboard.de

www.dfff-ffa.de

Incentive

10-20% Grant
Local Production Company Required: Yes

Project Criteria

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

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

Qualified Spend/Bonus

Services must be provided by a vendor established in Germany.

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

No

Yes

Additional Considerations

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

Check each jurisdiction for up-to-date information on production incentives. Then, use our side-by-side comparison tool to assure you’re getting the incentive that’s right for you.