Funding Digital Content

Since 2011, the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW’s funding programme has been supporting the development of innovative and interactive content, with a particular emphasis on games, web and mobile as well as multimedia projects.

Who can apply?

  • applications are accepted from production companies and developers with headquarters in NRW.

What are the conditions?

  • the support is allocated as a conditionally repayable, interest-free loan.
  • the funding can be up to 80% of the budgeted costs for project development, but no more than 100.000 Euros.
  • at least the funding amount must be spent in North Rhine-Westphalia.

How does it work?

  • a consultation with the respective funding official should take place before submitting an application.
  • the information and documents required for the application are set out in the application forms.
  • there are two submission dates each year.
  • the funding decisions are taken by the management with support from an independent group of advisors.

Service centre

  • submission dates and all further documents can be found here.



Till Hardy,
Tel: +49 211-93050 42


Mediennetzwerk.NRW is financed by the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia and receives funding from the European Fund for Regional Development (EFRD).

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