‘Complex’ nabs funding

Eichinger to receive $2 million in support

Producer Bernd Eichinger has received more than 1.4 million ($2 million) in production support from Bavaria, home state of his shingle Constantin Film, for current project “The Baader-Meinhof Complex.”

Drama about a German terrorist group of the 1970s, helmed by Uli Edel, was awarded x1.4 million ($1.9 million)by the state’s film funder FFF Bayern plus $690,000 from local bank BBF (total $2.6 million).

FFF in its July sessions slated close to $5 million for 10 productions, plus further coin for newcomer projects and screenplays.

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