The Netherlands Film Fund is the national agency responsible for supporting film production in the Netherlands and film related activities. Its focus is to develop and strengthen Dutch cinema and film culture both domestically and internationally.
The Film Fund offers various selective support schemes on production and distribution for Dutch minority coproductions.
It also runs and handles the Film Production Incentive, offering a cash rebate up to 35% on production costs spent on parties that are subject to Dutch taxation for featurefilms, feature length documentaries, feature length animated films and 30% for high-end TV drama, documentaries and animation series and single episodes in the Netherlands.
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Financial exploration support
International production companies that have been in contact with the Netherlands Film Commissioner about a concrete plan and consider to shoot or post-produce in the Netherlands, are in the position to apply for financial support for the research of their plan.
The support the Film Commissioner can offer to research specific options can cover costs for a location scout, line producer and / or post production supervisor and visits to postproduction facilities including local transport and accommodation.
International production companies can apply by sending an e-mail to the Netherlands Film Commission.