The Polish-German Film Fund has been created by the Polish Film Institute, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung (MDM), Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg (MBB) i Filmförderungsanstalt (FFA). Its annual budget usually amounts to 500,000 EUR. Eligible for funding are:
To be eligible for application, it is necessary to sign a project development/co-production agreement by at least one Polish producer with at least one producer with seat in Central Germany or in Berlin-Brandeburg. Participation of producers from third countries is possible.
The funding is granted from the Polish side in the form of a subsidy. The maximum funding usually is:
The production cost shouldn't usually be higher than 750,000 EUR.
Each co-producer receives part of the subsidy proportional to their financial contribution in the total cost of the project development/co-production, which has to be determined in the co-production agreement. Financial contribution of each producer in the total cost of the project has to constitute at least 20% of the total cost including the subsidy.
During the realization of the project a significant part of the total cost to the amount of the subsidy has to be spent in Poland and in the region of the relevant German fund (regional effects).
Decision-making sessions take place twice a year. The current deadline for applications is 31st July 2018.
Application advisor in PISF:
tel. +48 22 421 03 87