The committee decided to grant support for the following films:
* FRATRICIDE (BRUDERMORD) in France
* CROSSING THE BRIDGE in Great Britain
* INTO GREAT SILENCE (DIE GROSSE STILLE) in Switzerland
* KEBAB CONNECTION in France
* THE NINTH DAY (DER NEUNTE TAG) in the Czech Republic
* RHYTHM IS IT! in Poland
For the first time, the maximum support of Euros 50.000 was awarded for the theatrical release of THE CAVE OF THE YELLOW DOG (DIE HOEHLE DES GELBEN HUNDES) in France.
The "Distribution Support" program of German Films has only been in existence since this year. The funding is granted for the financing of additional measures on top of the release campaign which has already been planned by foreign distributors. The funding is awarded in the form of a conditionally repayable loan, funding amounts of up to Euros 10,000 can also be awarded as grants.
Guidelines and application forms for "Distribution Support" are available from German Films and can also be downloaded at www.german-films.de/support.