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Save the Date - New Open Calls in Fall 2021


In the Fall 2021, two new open calls will be issued as part of the Kreativ-Transfer II program, which are aimed at project spaces and producers' galleries

  • to support travel expenses for participation in art festivals, fairs and fair-like events.
  • to support projects for international networking, visibility and professionalization.

Follow updates on the documents and deadlines for the calls here, as well as directly on the Kreativ-Transfer program website (in German).

There you will also find information on other current open calls of the program, for example in the field of games or performing arts.

The calls are all in German, but it is possible to hand in applications in English as well.


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Background Kreativ-Transfer II

The aim of the Kreativ-Transfer funding program is to support actors in the fields of performing arts, visual arts and games in establishing and expanding their international network in order to improve their visibility on the international market. The program supports the necessary international exchange as well as the professionalization and qualification of the actors.

Specifically, Kreativ-Transfer promotes participation in international fairs and festivals. This should enable artists, creatives and their representatives to present their work, make new contacts and find co-producers and clients.

In addition, the program supports international networking, visibility and professionalization projects.

More information on the program here (in German.


Note on the current situation: Even during the Corona pandemic, visits to international events will continue to be supported, provided that the trips are deemed important and effective and can be carried out taking into account recommendations from public agencies in Germany as well as in the target country.


The project „Kreativ-Transfer II“ is funded by the Beauftragte der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien (BKM). The sponsor of the project “Kreativ-Transfer” is the umbrella organization The German Association for Dance (DTD). In the implementation of this program, DTD cooperates with the IGBK as well as with Bundesverband Freie Darstellende Künste (BFDK), the Initiative Neuer Zirkus (INZ), the Bundesverband Deutscher Galerien und Kunsthändler (BVDG), with game - Verband der deutschen Games-Branche eV and transmissions GbR.