BKM - Die Bundesbeauftragte für Kultur und Medien (Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media)
The BKM is responsible for the federal governement's culture and media policy. It aims at increasing the standard of and interest in German film at home and abroad by means of a far-reaching range of support for the production and distribution of artistically and culturally valuable work.
Hessisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst (The Hessen State Ministry of Higher Education, Research and the Arts)
The Hessen State Ministry of Higher Education, Research and the Arts oversees the universities and cultural institutions of the State of Hesse and promotes research and the arts within its jurisdiction.
FFA - Filmförderungsanstalt
The FFA is a federal public institution. Its task among others is the all-around raising of standards of quality in German film and the synchronization and coordination of film funding by the federal and regional states.
The Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau foundation administers, maintains and preserves the previously Reich-owned film assets, which emerged out of the production companies Ufa, Tobis, Terra, Bavaria und Berlin-Film. The legal stock of a majority of German film heritage belongs to this foundation.
Die Kulturbehörde der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg (The Authority for Cultural Affairs of the free and Hanseatic city of Hamburg)
The Authority for Cultural Affairs promotes culture and the arts in Hamburg, realizing the regional government's cultural policy. It funds museums, the fine arts, theater, music, literature, film, district-based cultural projects, cultural projects for children, cultural exchange and the protection of historical monuments.