Frequently Asked Questions

Below we will strive to provide answers to some of the most frequently asked general questions regarding the work and services provided by German Films which are impacted by the current global COVID-19 pandemic situation. We will continue to update this page regularly.

Please note: All data is subject to change, errors and omissions excepted (E&OE).


Will GERMAN FILMS QUARTERLY (GFQ) still be published on schedule?
Yes, the next issue of GFQ (3-2020) will be published as planned/on schedule mid-August. 
The following issue (GFQ 4-2020) will be published at the end of October.

Where can I watch German films while the cinemas are closed?
We have teamed up with Telescope in the US and Usheru internationally to help you find German content streaming in 22 different territories.


Will the COVID 19 pandemic affect the Distribution Support scheme of German Films?
No. The Distribution Support scheme will still support foreign distributors releasing a recent German feature film or documentary in the cinema. All remaining submission deadlines will be maintained as planned. Click here for more information on the submission deadlines.