Berlinale: distribution support


Distribution Funding

Application Deadlines

  • Production funding: after Berlinale 2021
  • Distribution funding: submission open only for films that will have their theatrical release in German cinemas in 2021

German distributors can apply for distribution funding not exceeding 10,000 euros for the distribution of film from the WCF regions in Germany. The subsidy cannot exceed 50% of the total distribution costs.

Required documents for distribution funding

  • Completed application form
  • Synopsis
  • Distribution Company Profile
  • Description of Distribution Strategy
  • Detailed Distribution Budget
  • Financing Plan and Recoupment Schedule
  • Distribution Agreements and/or letters of intent from financing partners
  • Final Cut (in English or French or with English or French subtitles) on DVD

Contact

Head of the WCF
Vincenzo Bugno

Assistance Project Management
Isona Admetlla

Coordination Funded Projects
Antje Glawe

Potsdamer Platz 11
10785 Berlin
phone +49 30 25920-516
fax +49 30 25920-529