FIFTH DISTRIBUTION SUPPORT SITTING IN 2015

German Films supports foreign theatrical releases of German films with 49,000 Euros

In the fifth sitting of 2015, German Films' “Distribution Support” awards committee decided to support seven foreign theatrical releases of German films. In total, 49,000,00 Euros were allocated.

The committee decided to support the following films:

LABYRINTH OF LIES in Colombia (Dist: Cine Colombia S.A., World sales: Beta Cinema, Theatrical release: 08.10.2015)
FACK JU GOEHTE 2 in Slovakia (Dist: Barracuda movie s.r.o.,  World sales: Picture Tree International, Theatrical release: 08.10.2015)
FACK JU GOEHTE 2 in the Czech Republic (Dist: CinemArt a.s., World sales: Picture Tree International, Theatrical release: 08.10.2015)
THE MISPLACED WORLD in Sweden (Dist: Studio S Entertainment Sweden AB, World sales: Wild Bunch, Theatrical release: 09.10.2015)
JACK in Spain (Dist: Karma Films, World sales: Beta Cinema, Theatrical release: 16.10.2015)
13 MINUTES in France (Dist: Sophie Dulac Distribution, World sales: Beta Cinema, Theatrical release: 21.10.2015)
MAYA THE BEE in the United Kingdom and Ireland (Dist: Wiserealm Ltd.,  World sales: Studio 100 Media GmbH, Theatrical release: 23.10.2015)

The next sitting of the awards committee will be held on 20 October 2015, and applications can be submitted up until 16 October 2015.

The "Distribution Support" funding program has existed since 2005 and supports the theatrical release of German films abroad. Subsidies are awarded for additional measures over and above the release campaign which had already been planned by the foreign distributors. The support up to a maximum of 50,000 Euros is allocatd in the form of a conditionally repayable loan. Funding of up to 10,000 Euros can also be allocated as a grant.

The guidelines and the application form for "Distribution Support" can be downloaded here

Contact: Christine Harrasser