Berlinale: distribution support

Distribution Funding

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

WCF eligible regions and countries, PDF (167 KB)

Submission Forms (updated January 2019)

For WCF Europe Submission Forms please see WCF Europe Programme

Detailed guidelines (updated March 2019)

Detailed guidelines WCF Africa (updated July 2014)

World Cinema Fund Booklet