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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

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 maker from Hamburg sentenced

Mohammad Rasoulof
According to Filmfest Hamburg, director Mohammad Rasoulof, who lives in Hamburg and Tehran, has been sentenced to one year in prison in Iran. Rasoulof received an award for his drama "A Man of Integrity" at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival. ... 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.