About us

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Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein supports cinema films and exceptional TV productions of all genres. It provides financial support for all phases of film projects, from the first script drafts through production to sales, distribution and festival presentations.

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press releases

German Film Commissions and National Film Associations Launch the First Nationwide Sustainability Initiative

Keen to be green
For the first time, the network of German Film Commissions has launched a nationwide digital event series with the aim of providing individual training to filmmakers in the field of sustainable work processes. ... more

Freedom for Filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof

Urgent Call
The European Film Academy, The Cannes Film Festival, the Deutsche Filmakademie, the Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, the Filmfest Hamburg, the IDFA - International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), the Netherlands Film Fund and the Accademia del cinema italiano-Premi David di Donatello wish to express their deepest concern about the imminent incarceration of the Iranian film director Mohammad Rasoulof. ... more

Film Commission

As a partner for film teams from all over the world, the Film Commission is the first point of contact for questions about filming locations, permissions and production infrastructure in Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein

Furthermore, we ensure environmentally conscious filming and report what film teams are currently on the move in the region in our Production Guide.