Regional Partners

  • Investitionsbank Berlin

    The Investitionsbank Berlin (IBB) is the development bank for the federal state of Berlin. In addition to bridge financing, its offers include funding instruments for technology support (Pro FIT), personal expense grants (Innovationsassistent), consulting services (Coaching Bonus), and shareholder equity through an investment company (IBB Bet).

  • Brandenburg Invest (WFBB)

    The Brandenburg Invest (WFBB) is the economic development agency of the federal state of Brandenburg. It offers companies a complete service for growth – from site selection for business relocations to advice on funding opportunities and technology projects to support in the employee-recruitment process.

  • Berlin Partner for Business and Technology

    Providing business and technology support for companies, investors, and scientific institutions in Berlin – this is the mission of Berlin Partner for Business and Technology. Customized services and an excellent network provide an optimal basis for facilitating the success of innovation, relocation, expansion and site-development projects.
  • Investitionsbank des Landes Brandenburg (ILB)

    The Investitionsbank des Landes Brandenburg (ILB) is the development bank for the federal state of Brandenburg. In addition to bridge financing for media companies, it offers special gap financing to help close financing holes for commercial film and TV projects. In addition, the ILB offers technology- and investment-support programmes (Pro FIT, Gründung Innovativ), as well as shareholder capital through investment companies.

  • Berlin Senate Department for Economics, Technology, and ResearchBerlin

    Projekt Zukunft is a statewide initiative for a structural shift towards an information and knowledge society, implemented by the Berlin Senate Department for Economics, Technology, and Research. Project Zukunft supports the media and IT industries, linking them with local scientific, political and administrative institutions. It promotes technical, economic and cultural innovations, and optimizes conditions for growth sectors including information technology, telecommunications, eGovernment, and the cultural sector.
  • Brandenburg Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (MWE)

    The Brandenburg Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (MWE) supports the development of the media and IT industries in Germany’s capital region. A targeted location-support and funding policy has enabled it to achieve a significant number of business relocations and expansions in recent years, particularly in the IT sector and media industry ranging from traditional film to digital media.

Funding in the Capital Region

Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg is the first port of call for all creatives in the Berlin-Brandenburg film and media industry when it comes to funding for their projects. Other institutions in the region also offer financial support. For example, the Investitionsbank Berlin and the Investitionsbank des Landes Brandenburg provide bridge financing for commissioned TV productions and film co-productions, as well as guarantees for television productions. 


Berlin Brandenburg Film Commission (bbfc)

The first contact point for film teams, with databases for film locations, current productions, film professionals, and addresses. Additionally facilitates film permits, and offers industry coaching.