FFA doles out dough to nine films

World Brief

German federal film funding body FFA handed out E3.8 million ($4.8 million) to nine local productions at its May session.

Org awarded the highest amounts, $875,000 each, to Tomy Wigand’s kids mystery pic “TKKG and the Mysterious Mind Machine” and to “Schwere Jungs,” a comedy set at the 1952 Winter Olympics, helmed by Marcus Rosenmueller.

Gregor Schnitzler’s “Special,” starring Til Schweiger, and animation pic “Drei Rauber,” by Udo Beissel, each picked up $625,000.

More Film

  • Warclow Bridge of Spies

    Amblin Partners Inks Exclusive Music-Publishing Deal With BMG

    German federal film funding body FFA handed out E3.8 million ($4.8 million) to nine local productions at its May session. Org awarded the highest amounts, $875,000 each, to Tomy Wigand’s kids mystery pic “TKKG and the Mysterious Mind Machine” and to “Schwere Jungs,” a comedy set at the 1952 Winter Olympics, helmed by Marcus Rosenmueller. […]

  • Joaquin Phoenix as John Callahan and

    Gus Van Sant's 'Don't Worry' Among First Berlinale Competition Titles to Be Unveiled

    German federal film funding body FFA handed out E3.8 million ($4.8 million) to nine local productions at its May session. Org awarded the highest amounts, $875,000 each, to Tomy Wigand’s kids mystery pic “TKKG and the Mysterious Mind Machine” and to “Schwere Jungs,” a comedy set at the 1952 Winter Olympics, helmed by Marcus Rosenmueller. […]

  • Japan Box Office: ‘The Last Jedi’

    Japan Box Office: ‘The Last Jedi’ Opens Big Ahead of ‘Yokai Watch’

    German federal film funding body FFA handed out E3.8 million ($4.8 million) to nine local productions at its May session. Org awarded the highest amounts, $875,000 each, to Tomy Wigand’s kids mystery pic “TKKG and the Mysterious Mind Machine” and to “Schwere Jungs,” a comedy set at the 1952 Winter Olympics, helmed by Marcus Rosenmueller. […]

  • No Merchandising. Editorial Use Only. No

    South Australia Uncaps Post-Production Rebate Scheme

    German federal film funding body FFA handed out E3.8 million ($4.8 million) to nine local productions at its May session. Org awarded the highest amounts, $875,000 each, to Tomy Wigand’s kids mystery pic “TKKG and the Mysterious Mind Machine” and to “Schwere Jungs,” a comedy set at the 1952 Winter Olympics, helmed by Marcus Rosenmueller. […]

  • Korea's Gang Dong-won to Star in

    Korea's Gang Dong-won to Star in Simon West’s ‘Tsunami LA’

    German federal film funding body FFA handed out E3.8 million ($4.8 million) to nine local productions at its May session. Org awarded the highest amounts, $875,000 each, to Tomy Wigand’s kids mystery pic “TKKG and the Mysterious Mind Machine” and to “Schwere Jungs,” a comedy set at the 1952 Winter Olympics, helmed by Marcus Rosenmueller. […]

  • Korea Box Office: 'Steel Rain' Defeats

    Korea Box Office: 'Steel Rain' Defeats 'Star Wars' to Dominate Weekend

    German federal film funding body FFA handed out E3.8 million ($4.8 million) to nine local productions at its May session. Org awarded the highest amounts, $875,000 each, to Tomy Wigand’s kids mystery pic “TKKG and the Mysterious Mind Machine” and to “Schwere Jungs,” a comedy set at the 1952 Winter Olympics, helmed by Marcus Rosenmueller. […]

  • netflix-the-little-prince

    Mediawan Closes In on Acquisition of Dimitri Rassam's ON Kids & Family

    German federal film funding body FFA handed out E3.8 million ($4.8 million) to nine local productions at its May session. Org awarded the highest amounts, $875,000 each, to Tomy Wigand’s kids mystery pic “TKKG and the Mysterious Mind Machine” and to “Schwere Jungs,” a comedy set at the 1952 Winter Olympics, helmed by Marcus Rosenmueller. […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content