Berlin panel delves into financing in Germany

It will consider where to find soft money

Germany’s Federal Film Fund (DFFF) will take a bow today as leading industry reps discuss the country’s promising financing possibilities.

An event titled “70 Million Euros and Beyond: Film Financing and Producing in Germany” will provide the lowdown on how best to secure soft money from Teutonic federal and regional funders.

Speakers include Cornelia Hammelmann, DFFF project director; Peter Dinges, chairman of the German Federal Film Board; Kirsten Niehuus of the Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg; and Gabriele Pfennigsdorf, deputy of Bavaria’s FFF Bayern.

Also taking part in the discussion will be Studio Babelsberg CEO Charlie Woebcken; Bavaria Film topper Achim Rohnke; and Robin Houcken, deputy chairman of Studio Hamburg.

The event takes place at the Berlinale Club in Palmenhof, Bellevue Str. 1, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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