Funding for organising screenings

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Funding details

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Production stage(s) :


Type of financial support :


Expected local effect :


Eligible expenses :

The following measures may be supported: - Organising special and qualitatively demanding film screenings. - Carrying out and applying examples of good practices as well as trialling new innovative publicity and marketing measures, if they seem appropriate as part of an overall assessment to reinforce the overall competitivity of movie theatres and screening spaces in the Sarre and to ensure their full maintenance. - Modernising movie theatres and projection installations in the Sarre, as longs as it is for renewal or repair measures and not measures of normal maintenance, and their new installation if that serves to improve the structure. - The measures that serve the production, renewal or repair (and not usual maintenance), accessibility to movie theatres and screening spaces in the Sarre as in article 4 of the equal opportunities law for the disabled.

Allocation decision process :

The director takes her decision as agreed with the board of directors

Beneficiaries :

Movie theater owners

Film genre :

Animation, Innovative digital narrative forms, Short film, Audiovisual documentary, TV fiction, Long feature film (documentary), Long feature film (fiction), TV series (documentary), TV series (fiction)

Maximum amount of financial assistance :

100 000 € max.

Submission schedule :

The call for proposals took place for the first time in 2021

Eligibility requirements :


The financing is granted according to the quality of the project and:
– on condition that the project has a cultural reference or any other link with the Sarre or the Greater Region, and/or
– on condition that the project represents an economic interest for the Sarre or the Greater Region


The cultural reference or the connection with the Sarre are established if:
– the project content is closely connected to the Sarre or
– the project initiator has their head office in the Sarre or
– the measure is already supported by another German financing organisation and the supervisory committee or a legal entity in which the supervisory committee holds a significant take-out, is the owner of the television rights.


The economic interest is recognised if the funding granted is spent in the Sarre specifically for film, television and media (regional effect). It is the same for the Greater Region.


The subsidised project must correspond to the aims of these guiding principles. The subsidies can only be granted in the framework of the funding of the economic plan drawn up by the Saarland Medien. The Saarland Medien does not have any financing obligation.


A subsidised project must refer to the Saarland Medien financing during its presentations and in all its publications.

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