Project funding & the application procedure PG III

Members of VG Bild-Kunst working in the film, television and audiovision industries can apply to the Stiftung Kulturwerk for funding enabling them to realise a proposal with a defined duration and content. Institutions, events or projects that wish to realise a proposal having a cultural or cultural policy significance that is of considerable interest for a large number of the members of PG III are also entitled to submit applications. Generally up to 50% of the total costs of a project are funded, with the rest having to be financed by the applicants themselves or through third parties and documented.

Closing dates for applications for professional group III

Applications for PG III can be submitted by 31 January and by 30 June. There is no limitation in terms of time.

The application process

Each professional group provides its own application form with funding guidelines as well as an information sheet with tips on how to complete the form. It is a prerequisite for funding that a complete application is received by the office of Stiftung Kulturwerk in Bonn within the time allowed. Applications that are received after the deadlines have expired or that are not provided in a form that enables assessment will not be accepted for consideration.

The application form for professional group III (film, television, audiovision) and the funding guidelines can be downloaded here.

The advisory council meets immediately after the closing dates for applications. For your planning certainty, we do our best to send you the results of the jury meetings as quickly as possible.

The members of the advisory council in professional group III are:

  • Philipp Geigel
  • Petra Hoffmann
  • Matthias Kammermeier
  • Dr. Jürgen Kasten
  • Dr. Thorolf Lipp
  • Babette Rosenbaum
  • Alex Schmidt

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