The Film Workshop Kiel, funded in 1989 by filmmakers from the region, gives financial and technical support to film production and offers consulting on all matters concerning the audiovisual media.
It services the northernmost federal state of Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, and is part of the regional film fund Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein.
It’s aim is to fund film and media production, develop talent and support filmmakers from the region.
The Workshop believes in a learning-by-doing philosophy, cross-border production and international relations and is part of an extensive network of institutions and individuals especially in the Baltic Sea Region.
It organizes a regional film festival in Kiel, Filmfest Schleswig-Holstein, and is the German part of the Russian-German documentary film days in Kaliningrad, Territoriya Kino.