Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein or FFHSH for short is the regional screen agency for  Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein in Northern Germany and internationally has a broad network.





Helge Albers is CEO of FFHSH. Julia Grosch is Head of EU Projects and Events.

FFHSH supported projects have won numerous awards such as Berlinale Golden Bears and successful international co-productions have included Roman Polanski’s ‘The Ghost Writer’ and ‘Bend It Like Beckham’.

FFHSH is focused on supporting feature films and extraordinary television productions across all genres and operates a significant production support fund targeting projects that strengthen the image of the Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein region and use regional services.

FFHSH closely monitors developments in the digital media sector and offers numerous events and seminars on creative and digital industry topics such as film finance and digital innovation offering advice and help. The film series ‘Film in Conversation’ in cooperation with the Abaton Kino in Hamburg  also regularly presents currently funded projects and discussion with people involved in production, post and VFX.

We also encompass Filmwerkstatt Kiel and the Film Commission. Filmwerkstatt  supports the creative scene in Schleswig-Holste including with production equipment, resources, research and festival sponsorship. The Film Commission has offices in Hamburg and Kiel and supports production in the region.

The Managing Director of FFHSH is Helge Albers. To get in touch with us please call Julia on +49 (0)40 3983 7291 or email .