In the fifth meeting of 2020, German Films' "Distribution Support" awards committee decided to support 8 foreign theatrical releases of German films. In total 74.429 Euros were allocated.
The committee decided to support the following films:
BERLIN ALEXANDERPLATZ in Denmark (Distributor: Scanbox Ent. Denmark, World Sales: Beta Cinema, Theatrical Release: 3.12.2020, Grant: 4.429 €)
CURVEBALL in Spain (Distributor: Cinemarán SL, World Sales: ARRI International, Theatrical Release: 12.02.2021, Loan: 17.000 €)
ENFANT TERRIBLE in Russia (Distributor: Rocket Releasing, World Sales: Picture Tree International, Theatrical Release: 26.11.2020, Grant: 7.000 €)
THE GERMAN LESSON in Taiwan (Distributor: Swallow Wings, World Sales: ARRI international, Theatrical Release: 22.01.2021, Grant: 9.000 €)
UNDINE in the Netherlands (Distributor: Cherry Pickers, World Sales: The Match Factory, Theatrical Release: 24.12.2020, Grant: 10.000 €)
UNDINE in Taiwan (Distributor: Swallow Wings, World Sales: The Match Factory, Theatrical Release. 31.12.2020, Grant: 9.000 €)
VEINS OF THE WORLD in Switzerland (Distributor: FilmCoopi Zürich, World Sales: Telepool GmbH, Theatrical Release: 24.12.2020, Grant: 10.000 €)
WHEN HITLER STOLE PINK RABBIT in Spain (Distributor: A Contracorriente Films, World Sales: Beta Cinema, Theatrical Release: 4.12.2020, Grant: 10.000)
Please be aware that all release dates are subject to change.
Applications for the next sitting of the awards committee meeting can be submitted up until 12 November 2020.The "Distribution Support" funding program was launched in 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 allocated 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.