Take the netherlands


the netherlands is known for its great variety of amazing film locations, notorious Dutch light and scattering skies

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  • mills

up to 35% cash rebate

the Netherlands Film Production Incentive supports feature films, TV series, documentaries and animated features

more incentive

more film financing

the film fund offers various selective funding schemes on production for minority Dutch co-productions

  • selective funding schemes
  • financial exploration support

the netherlands film fund operates 5 selective funding programs in total

check out the various selective funding schemes

2021 upcoming film festivals & markets

The Netherlands Film Commission will be present online at:

  • Sundance - SIO - Sundance Industry Office
    28th January - 3rd February 2021
  • IFFR - International Film Festival Rotterdam - Cinemart
    1 - 7 February 2021
  • Berlinale - EFM - Landmark
    1 - 5 March 2021


latest CORONA information

  • updated COVID-19 film protocol
  • travelling to the Netherlands

Covid protocol version 3.3, 12th January 2021

exemptions to the entry ban

Netherlands Film Production Incentive invests € 1.5 million in 7 new productions.
Deadlines 2021 Production Incentive & Minority co-production support:

  • January 18th
  • April 19th
  • August 30th
  • October 21th

see full list of incentive contributions

industry guide

updated industry guide fall 2020

see industry guide fall 2020