Filmförderung Baden-Württemberg (MFG): Development Funding

Institution: Medien- und Filmgesellschaft Baden-Württemberg


Since Oktober 1995, the Medien- und Filmgesellschaft Baden-Württemberg (MFG) has been working to advance the region's film industry. Shareholders are the state of Baden-Württemberg and the public broadcasting company SWR, partnering with ZDF/ARTE since 1999.

The annual budget of approximately 15 million euros subsidizes cinema and TV productions, script development, and distribution of games, documentaries, and animated films. Numerous measures to support the film industry's infrastructure enhance the region's diverse and spirited cinema scene. In 2011 the MFG re-launched its digital content funding program for high-quality media applications with film-related interactive contents.

Funding available

Funding is available for script development and extends over the areas of pre-production, production, post-production , distribution/sales.

Eligible candidates

  • Company based in the region
  • Local Co-producer

Types of funding available

Applications accepted from