Film and television; application for funding

The FFF Bayern is responsible for film funding. It supports the production of cinema and television films. Other areas of funding include screenplay, new talent, distribution and sales support, film theaters, series, VR, international co-productions and visual effects.



The application must be submitted online to FFF Bayern GmbH. A loan or grant agreement is concluded with LfA Förderbank Bayern following a positive decision by the independent award committee.


The submission deadlines of FFF Bayern GmbH are published on the website of FilmFernsehFonds Bayern and must be observed (see "Further links").

Processing time

usually five weeks

Required documents

  • The following documents are required:

    • Project description
    • financing plan
    • Further documents depend on the respective funding area

Online procedures

  • Antragsportal Filmbereich der FFF Bayern

    This application portal can be used for the funding areas of theatrical film production, international co-productions, television films, web series, VR formats, newcomer films, screenplays, project development, distribution/distribution and games.


  • As a rule, an inspection fee of 3% is charged. You can find out more on the FFF Bayern website.


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