Bollywood romance, French comedy, Xavier Dolan and German television film supported by the Prague Film Fund

21 Aug 2017

18 applications were submitted for the first call of the Prague Film Fund. Four projects were awarded grants totaling CZK 5.3m.

Prague City Council approves financial donation to Prague Film Fund

2 May 2017

The Prague Film Fund will receive a donation of 10 million crowns from the capital city of Prague. The City Council approved the measure at its meeting on 27 April. “We understand the positive cumulative effects of audio-visual production, which is reflected in the economic benefits to the city and state budget, and in terms employment and increasing interest in Prague as a tourist destination,” said City Councilman for culture Jan Wolf

Announcing the first call. Deadline for submissions: 31 May

30 Apr 2017

The Prague Film Fund launches a call for applications to receive grants from the fund. Eligible projects (feature films, television films or serials) must be intended for distribution abroad. However, the main condition is that Prague feature in the project as Prague and not a stand-in for another city. Application period is 1 May 2017 – 31 May 2017

 

Prague is the traditional centre of the Czech film industry and a favourite destination for international productions. By founding the Prague Film Fund, the City of Prague wants to actively support the positive presentation of  the Czech capital abroad, through film and television productions.
The Fund provides grants to feature films for international distribution in cinemas as well as for TV films and series to be broadcasted on foreign television stations. The essential condition is that the project portrays Prague as Prague and not as a stand-in for another city.