Amsterdam, 23 november 2018

NETHERLANDS FILM PRODUCTION INCENTIVE INVESTS € 3.7 MILLION IN 10 NEW PRODUCTIONS AND 3 HIGH-END TV-SERIES

In the fourth round of the Netherlands Film Production Incentive of 2018 contributions were made to 13 productions for a total amount of € 3.7 million. These include 2 feature films, 7 feature length documentaries, 1 animated feature film and 3 drama series, including 7 international co-productions.

These contributions will generate more than € 15.5 million in production expenses in the Netherlands across the entire spectrum of Dutch film professionals and film companies.

All projects backed by the Netherlands Film Production Incentive in the fourth round of 2018 are:

Beyond The Blue Bridge
(documentary) has been granted a financial contribution of € 114,849
Director: Isabel Lamberti
Script: Isabel Lamberti, Lenina Ungari
Dutch producer: IJswater Films
Co-producer: Tourmalet Films (ES)
Dutch expenditure: e.g. line producer, director of photography, director’s assistant, sound on set

The Consequences*
(feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 115,392
Director: Claudia Pinto (ES)
Script: Claudia Pinto, Eduardo Sanchez Rugeles (ES)
Dutch co-producer: N279 Entertainment
Lead producer: Sin Rodeos Films España (ES)
Co-producer: Potemkino (BE)
Dutch expenditure: e.g. production design, costume design, sound on set, image post production including visual effects.

Coppelia
(animated feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 490,000
Director: Jeff Tudor, Ben Tesseur, Steven De Beul
Script: Tamara Bos, Ben Tesseur, Steven De Beul, Jeff Tudor
Dutch producer: Submarine Animation
Co-producers: 3 Minutes West (NL), MotionWorks (DE), Lunanime (BE)
Dutch expenditure: e.g. choreographer, actors, art director, director of photography

The Galapagos, A Sustainable Future 
(documentary) has been granted a financial contribution of € 288,472
Director: Evert van den Bos
Script: Karin Schagen, Evert van den Bos
Dutch Producer: Nature Conservation Films
Dutch expenditure: e.g. director of photography, production manager, sound on set, audio post production.

Get Over Here And Kiss Me
(feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 259,583
Director: Sabine Lubbe Bakker en Niels van Koevorden
Script: Niels van Koevorden en Sabine Lubbe Bakker
Dutch producer: Submarine FilmCo-producer: Lunanime (BE)
Dutch expenditure: e.g. director of photography, sound on set, editor, image and audio post production

Guided Tours
(documentary) has been granted a financial contribution of € 92,855
Director: John Appel
Script: John Appel
Dutch producer: Cobos Films
Dutch expenditure: e.g. director of photography, production manager, sound on set, audio post production.

The Naked Oyster
(documentary) has been granted a financial contribution of € 115,423
Director: Willemiek Kluijfhout
Script: Willemiek Kluijfhout
Dutch producer: Halal Docs
Co-producer: Cassette For Timescapes (BE)
Dutch expenditure: e.g. director of photography, production manager, editor, image and audio post production.

Stop Filming Us!
(documentary) has been granted a financial contribution of € 67,929
Director: Joris Postema
Script: Joris Postema
Dutch producer: DOXY
Dutch expenditure: e.g. director of photography, editor, image and audio post production.

They Call Me Babu*
(documentary) has been granted a financial contribution of € 67,080
Director: Sandra Beerends
Script: Sandra Beerends
Dutch producer: Pieter van Huystee Film & TV
Dutch expenditure: editor, composer, image and audio post production.

We Take Care Of Our Own (working title)
(documentary) has been granted a financial contribution of € 75,002
Director: Joost van der Valk
Script: Joost van der Valk
Dutch producer: Zeppers Film & TV
Dutch expenditure: e.g. director of photography, sound on set, image and audio post production.

High-end TV-series:


Flying Dutchmen*
(drama) has been granted a financial contribution of € 1,500,000
Director: Joram Lürsen
Script: Winchester Mc Fly - Thomas van der Ree
Episodes: 8 x 50 minutes
Dutch producer: Topkapi TV
Dutch expenditure: director of photography, line producer, editor, costume design, make-up and hair.

Killing Eve II
(drama) has been granted a financial contribution of € 178,781 for a single episode
Director: Lisa Brühlmann (CH)
Script: Emerald Fennell (UK)
Episodes: 8 x 42 minutes
Dutch producer: Topkapi TV
Lead producer: Sid Gentle Films (UK)
Dutch expenditure: e.g. shooting days in the Netherlands with a supporting role and various crew members.

Stone Cold Stanley
(drama) has been granted a financial contribution of € 412,099
Director: Tim Oliehoek
Script: Robert Jan Overeem, Jan Harm Dekker
Episodes: 4 x 50 minutes
Dutch producer: NL Film & TV
Co-producer: EndemolShine Belgium (BE)
Dutch expenditure: scenario, director of photography, costume design, make-up and hair.

* Re-submitted application

Upcoming application rounds 2018 and 2019
The next application round for Netherlands Film Production Incentive for both film productions and high-end TV series is November 5, 2018. In 2019 the first deadline is scheduled for February 5. The Netherlands Film Production Incentive offers a cash rebate up to 35% on the qualifying production costs that are demonstrably spent in the Netherlands.