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Welcome to FISA

FISA – Film Industry Support Austria is a subsidy programme by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs designed to support the production of cinema films. Funding is possible for national productions, Austrian-foreign co-productions as well as service productions.



FISA - Film Industry Support Austria at Festival de Cannes

Join us at the Austrian Film Pavilion in Cannes!

As sponsoring partner of the Austrian Film Commissions & Funds, FISA – Film Industry Support Austria is represented at the Austrian Film Pavilion in Cannes. From May 9th to 16th you will have the opportunity to seek advice on the possibilities of FISA funding. For an appointment, please contact or or +43 664 2880035.

Location Austria, the national film commission, will be attending Cannes Film Festival from May 9th to 16th. For individual meetings, please contact: or +43 664 1017300.



New Guidelines from May 1st, 2018


During the 16th meeting of the FISA Advisory Board the board members issued the following recommendations to meet the aim for a stronger international approach of the funding programme:


    1. The non-repayable grant for Austrian-foreign co-productions amounts up to 25 per cent of the production costs eligible for support.

    2. Reduced minimum spend and total production costs in case of service productions:

      -) Minimum spend in Austria (eligible productions costs): EUR 400.000.- (feature)

      -) Minimum total budget of production:   
         a) feature film: EUR 4 M   
         b) documentary: EUR 500.000.-