German Films Allocates € 57.400 for Theatrical Release of Six German Films Abroad

At the sixth sitting this year on 4 December 2006, the "Distribution Support“ committee approved support for seven theatrical releases of German films abroad with a total of € 57.400.

The committee granted support for the following films:


· THE CLOUD in Japan

· PINGPONG in France

· RHYTHM IS IT! in Spain

· INTO GREAT SILENCE in the USA and GB/Ireland

· TOUGH ENOUGH in the Czech Republic

· REQUIEM in Belgium and Spain/Andorra


The "Distribution Support" program of German Films has existed since 2005. The funding is intended for the financing of additional measures to supplement the release campaign which had already been planned by the foreign distributors. The support of a maximum of € 50.000 is granted in the the form of a conditionally repayable loan. Funding of up € 10.000 can also be allocated as a grant.


The guidelines and application forms for "Distribution Support 2006" are available from German Films and can also be downloaded from

For further information, please conatct Barbie Heusinger, T: +49 89 599 787 24, Email: