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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

Warner Bros. to provide Filmförderung one million euros support annually from 2020

New Cooperation
New lease of life for film in Northern Germany: Hamburg-based Warner Bros. Entertainment GmbH will contribute to state funding in Germany for the first time, in the future topping up Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein (FFHSH) subsidies by one million euros annually. To boost development of new talent, at least 25 per cent of the total will go towards youth projects. Warner and FFHSH signed the corresponding agreement today. The subsidy will be awarded by a new FFHSH committee from April 2020. ... more

System Crasher in the running for an Oscar

Academy Awards 2020
Germany sends drama "System Crasher" from Hamburg director Nora Fingscheidt into the race for an Oscar Nomination in the category "Best International Feature Film". This was announced today by German Films. ... 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.