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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

Let the bear hunt begin

Berlinale 2020
Hamburg-based director Mohammad Rasoulof is aiming for a Golden Bear with "There is no Evil". At the end of January, the festival management announced that the film would be running in the Competition at the 70th international film festival in Berlin. FFHSH will be represented by no less than seven world premieres at the Berlinale, among them political thriller "Curveball" and First Steps winner "No hard feelings". ... more

Greener, brighter, more money and more formats

New guidelines
The film market has changed significantly in recent years, so it is only logical that we in film funding continue to develop. This year, we will change a lot and present our developments at two events in Hamburg (12.02.2020) and Kiel (13.02.2020). Those who would like a rough overview until that point are in the right place! ... 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.