Bavaria Film GmbH

Cultural and Creative Industries, Media

  • Short facts

    • Distributor
    • Manufacturer
    • Service Provider
  • Year founded 1919
  • 722 Employees (site)
  • Turnover: >=125m EUR

Products/services: Bavaria Film and television production is the most important business field of the Bavaria Film Group. TV programmes form the core component of business with approximately 30000 broadcasting minutes throughout the year. With program analyses, market and trend research, Bavaria Film has its finger on the pulse of the times.

Basic data


Bavaria Film GmbH


Bavariafilmplatz 7

PC / City

82031 Grünwald


Upper Bavaria


+49 89 6499-0


+49 89 6499-2060

Language skills

English, French, German, Italian

Contact person

Management: Dr. Dieter Frank (Mr.)
Sales / marketing, Cooperation: Markus Vogelbacher (Mr.)
Management: Dr. Christian Franckenstein (Mr.)


Core competencies

Bavaria Film GmbH is one of the biggest media companies in Europe and one of the most rich in tradition. ,Filmstadt Geiselgasteig', to the south of Munich and for over 80 years the head office of Bavaria Film, is the centre of an international network of subsidiaries and co-operation partners.

Developed from the tradition of a studio company founded in 1919, Bavaria Film, with more than 30 subsidiaries and shareholding companies in important media locations in the German speaking part of the world, has developed into a worldwide operating production and service group encompassing all sectors of the audio-visual industry.

Key sectors / sub-sectors

  • Cultural and Creative Industries: Broadcasting
  • Media: AV content distribution and movie theaters
  • Media: AV production
  • Media: AV recording and production technology
  • Media: Broadcast platforms (radio, TV, internet)

NACE industries

  • Motion picture, video and television programme production activities 59.11
  • Motion picture, video and television programme post-production activities 59.12
  • Motion picture, video and television programme distribution activities 59.13


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Sales markets - target industries

Filmproduktion, Fernsehsender, Rundfunkanstalten

Sales markets - target countries

Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland

Cooperation offers

not available