Creative artists, filmmakers, TV and media representatives, upon the initiative of trade unions and employers' associations and together with the Jobnet.AG, have set up a network to help refugees from Ukraine and other countries find employment by providing a job search website for them.
The network also involves other services, for example, a social network and an online academy, which offers, among others, a basic German language course and an online job application training in German, Ukrainian and other languages.
Allianz Deutscher Produzenten Film & Fernsehen e.V.
The Alliance of German Producers - Film & Television (Produzentenallianz) represents the interests of producers in Germany in the fields of animation, documentary, entertainment, fiction films as well as cinema and advertising. As an employers' association, the Alliance supports the interests of its approximately 310 member companies when dealing with politicians, commercial agents, partners in collective agreements and all representatives of the media and cultural industries, both at a national and international level.
Arbeitsgemeinschaft der öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (ARD)
Masurenallee 8-14 · 14057 Berlin
ARD is the association of public broadcasters in Germany. Its member broadcasters work for the common good, regardless of economic and political interests. The media services they offer on television, radio and the Internet are aimed at all audiences and provide them with informative, educational, cultural and entertaining content.
ARD programs in Ukrainian and Russian
Bundesverband Digitalpublisher und Zeitungsverleger e.V.
The Federal Association of Digital Publishers and Newspaper Publishers (Bundesverband Digitalpublisher und Zeitungsverleger - BDZV) as a leading organization and business lobby represents the interests of German newspaper companies and digital publishers that offer almost 300 newspapers and more than 600 news portals on the Internet. Its key tasks include safeguarding press freedom, maintaining press diversity and ensuring fair competition.
Bundesverband Schauspiel e.V. (BFFS)
BFFS stands for stage, film, television, and language. The BFFS, being an association and trade union with more than 3,800 actors founded in 2006, currently is the biggest national acting organisation and professional association with the largest membership among German filmmakers, media representatives and theatre actors. The BFFS represents professional interests of actors and their trade unions in Germany. It strives to improve and create cultural, societal, political, legal, and wage framework conditions protecting and promoting the unique acting profession as well taking into account the special living and employment situation of the artists who pursue the acting career. The board of the BFFS works on a voluntary basis.
Deutsche Orchestervereinigung e.V.
Personal support for members, special legal protection and fair working conditions - these are the main tasks of the Deutsche Orchestervereinigung. It is the professional association and labor union for musicians in Germany, established in 1952. A high level of organization, strength through solidarity - that pays off. Even in difficult times. That is why we are involved in the network of the culture, film and media industry for the job portal new-start.media.
Bundesverband der Theater und Orchester
The German Stage Association is the employers' association of theaters and orchestras and is therefore the party to the collective agreements for the artistic staff. It is involved in all cultural-political, legal, economic and organizational issues that concern theaters and orchestras. The association also focuses on structural issues of the theaters, moderates the dialog between legal entities and theater management, and monitors the social situation of artists. In addition, the “Bühnenverein” participates as a consultant in the legislative processes of the national and federal state governments.
Körperschaft des öffentlichen Rechts
“Deutschlandradio”, founded in 1994, is the national radio broadcaster in Germany. 72 hours of high-quality radio programming are produced every day in the broadcasting centers in Berlin and Cologne, reflecting the diversity of Germany and broadcasting nationwide ad-free: the three programs “Deutschlandfunk”, “Deutschlandfunk Kultur” and “Deutschlandfunk Nova” reach three million listeners every day - via FM, DAB+, live streaming and the Dlf Audiothek app.
Genossenschaft Deutscher Bühnen-Angehöriger (GDBA) r.V.
Heinrichstraße 23 – 25
We are the “Genossenschaft Deutscher Bühnen-Angehöriger” (GDBA), the association of theater employees and freelance artists working in state and municipal theaters. There are about 5,500 members throughout Germany and we are divided into several state and many local associations. Our members work on stage and behind the scenes. We are also a shareholder in “Bühnenschriften Vertriebs GmbH” and publish our own members' magazine and the annual stage performance edition (“Bühnenjahrbuch”).
Medienverband der freien Presse
Haus der Presse
The MVFP (Media Association of the Free Press) e.V. represents the interests of 400 publishing houses with more than 7,000 magazine and media offerings. The community of magazine publishers in the Media Association of the Free Press unites large, medium-sized and small media companies working in the areas of public, specialist and confessional media. The MVFP advocates for the continued existence of the free press, freedom and diversity of opinions, and the future of commercially funded journalism as a guarantor of the free democratic basic order. It supports its members with advice, consulting, and educational support in urgent issues related to market and digital transformations. With respect to public policies, the Media Association of the Free Press advocates for the further update and development of the regulatory framework as well as fair and transparent competitive conditions in Germany and Europe.
Reporter ohne Grenzen e. V.
Reporters Without Borders documents violations of freedom of the press and information worldwide and alerts the public when journalists and their employees are in danger. We advocate for more security and better protection for journalists. We fight against censorship online and offline, the use and export of censorship software and restrictive media laws.
ver.di - Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft
The name ver.di stands for Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft – United Services Union. Our members are employees, freelancers, civil servants and students drawn from over 1,000 different occupations. People from all walks of life come together in ver.di, all of them working in services or related industries – in the fields of education, art and culture and the media. Our goal is to achieve solidarity and justice in working life. We want people’s efforts to be properly recognised and valued.
Verband Technischer Betriebe für Film und Fernsehen e.V.
The VTFF is a loud voice of technologically creative service providers in the German film and television industry. Its work is focused on strengthening the competitiveness of its members in the areas of rental broadcast equipment, outside broadcasting, post-production, VFX, film heritage, film, TV as well as (film) sound and sound design studio setup. The VTFF has been successfully promoting their interests for decades.
Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF)
Anstalt des öffentlichen Rechts
The ZDF (“Second German Television”) based in Mainz is a national television broadcaster. The public service ZDF is legally tasked with production of the television programs ZDF, ZDFneo and ZDFinfo. Together with other public broadcasters, ZDF also operates the Internet service funk, the German broadcasters PHOENIX and KiKA, and the European broadcasters 3sat and ARTE. ZDF, which went on the air for the first time on April 1st, 1963, maintains studios in all 16 German federal states. The ZDF also has 17 studios worldwide for news coverage of the events abroad.