Film Business in Berlin-Brandenburg
2017 was one of the most successful years ever for the film industry in the Berlin-Brandenburg region, according to the Medienboard. An estimated 14 German and international film crews could be found filming in the capital region every day, and its visual-effects specialists were generating the awesome effects seen in blockbusters such as “Fast & Furious 8” and “Bladerunner 2049.” The industry is reportedly responsible for some 50,000 jobs in the region. The Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, the main institution for the film and media industry in the German capital region, provides EUR 26 million in annual grant funding to films, high-end drama series and film-related projects.
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