With our First Movie Programme here at the Bavarian Film Centre, we aim to give young, gifted writers, directors, and producers the tools they need for a strong start to their professional career.
The First Movie Programme
The First Movie Programme is aimed at young aspiring writers and producers. You will receive in-depth advice on how to develop new material and turn your projects into films. The format and the dramatic and aesthetic forms are immaterial; what is important is the individual touch and the potential of the idea. The wide range of projects by young talent that have now been completed are a testament to this kind of open approach.
VGF Film Prize and Office Bursary (Scholarship)
The VGF, a collecting society for exploitation rights in cinematographic works, has been awarding its annual Office Bursaries (Scholarships) in the Bavarian Film Centre for more than 20 years.
The 24-month VGF grants are advertised each year. Each year the Verwertungsgesellschaft für Nutzungsrechte an Filmwerken mbH, or VGF for short, supports two innovative young producers whose aim is movie production.