The Danish Film Institute (DFI) can fund international the co-production of documentaries of any length, short fiction and transmedia films/projects that have a non-Danish delegate producer. There are three co-production submission deadlines per year.
The purpose for funding co-productions is to strengthen partnerships and creative exchange between Danish and international producers. DFI highly values the opportunities that co-production can provide for the Danish industry; international financing, cultural and business exchange and distribution; and therefore encourages these partnerships to be established.
The DFI can fund 4-6 minor co-productions per year. The total annual budget, including co-productions, is 5.600.000 Euros in 2013.
Requirements for applying:
- The application must be submitted by a Danish production company
- There must be Danish creative or technical participation in the production
- A confirmed distribution deal for theatrical distribution in Denmark, national Danish broadcast or other approved distribution platform.
Applications must be addressed directly to one of the film commissioners. Evaluation and recommendation of each submission will be made by the individual film commissioner; in addition the projects will also be discussed by an editorial group consisting of the film commissioners and the head of unit and head of production. The purpose is to ensure that each project gets a creative evaluation as well as a sound financial and productional review. Whitin a month you will get response to your application.
Where to apply
The application form can be found on this page. Please note that applications can only be submitted by the Danish producer which is why forms are only available in Danish.