German Films

Herzog-Wilhelm-Straße 16
80331 Munich

Phone: +49 89- 599 787-0
Fax: +49 89- 599 787-30
Mail: ed.smlif-namreg@ofni

EFP Representative

Mariette Rissenbeek

German Films

"Over the past 15 years European Film Promotion’s work has established a growing awareness of European films all over the world. Its support of films and of filmmakers is indispensable for the international appeal and success of European cinema."
Mariette Rissenbeek

Facts & Figures (2015)
Population 81,2 million
Screens total 4,692 
Admissions 1.17 billion euros
Average ticket price 8.4 euros 
Average admissions per capita 1.7
National market share 27.5%
Number of feature films produced 76
Number of documentaries produced 91
Number of co-productions maj. 24/ min. 45
Most important co-production countries France, Benelux
Number of national film productions 900 (2013)
Number of national film distributors ca. 30 (2013)
Number of national sales agents ca. 15 (2013)
Major national film funds BKM, FFA, DFFF
Major film school(s)
· University of Film and Television Munich
· German Film and Television Academy Berlin
· Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF
· Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
· Hamburg Media School
· ifs International Film School Cologne
· Academy of Media Arts Cologne
Most popular VOD platforms in your country
Major domestic film press (online and print) Blickpunkt:Film, Filmecho

See attached document THE GERMAN FILM SCENE

See also attached document FFA INFO COMPACT –

Information about German Films
Support schemes for market Distribution Support for international distributors of German films
Support schemes for talent Travel costs support for directors to international festivals
Most important market attendance Berlin, Cannes, Toronto
Special film events inside the country German Films Previews for international distributors
Film weeks/events outside the country Film weeks in Australia, Madrid, Paris, Buenos Aires, Brazil, China, New York, Moscow
Publications* German Films Quarterly, Market Studies, Festival Brochures, Annual Reports, Next Generation Short Tiger
see also:

German Films is the national information and advisory center for the international promotion of German feature, documentary, television and short films.

German Films' range of activities includes:
cooperation with major international film festivals
organisation of umbrella stands at international television and film markets
staging of"Festivals of German Films"
providing information and support for German filmmakers on international festivals
organisation of the annual NEXT GENERATION / SHORT TIGER short film program
publications on German film industry (German Films Quarterly), international market analyses and a website
organisation of the selection procedure for the German Academy Award® entry for the category"Best Foreign Language Film"
organisation of the"German Films Previews"for international buyers of German films
selective financial Distribution Support for the foreign releases of German films
organisation of the annual German-French film meeting,"Rendez-vous franco-allemands du cinéma"together with Unifrance as well as other co-production events.

German Films is one of the 10 founding members of EFP

Selected films

Directed by Dietrich Brüggemann
Directed by Christian Petzold
Directed by Dominik Graf

°efp is supported by

European Film Promotion e.V.
Friedensallee 14-16
22765 Hamburg / Germany

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°efp President
Martin Schweighofer
AFC - Austrian Films 

°efp Managing Director 
Sonja Heinen

Panatom Corporate Communication

Andrea Dittler