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Eligible Production Types

  • Feature Films
  • Scripted Television
  • Reality Television
  • Documentaries
  • Animation
  • Interactive Media/Video Games
  • Webisodes
  • Talk Shows
  • Game Shows
  • Live Events
  • Commercials

Location Production Needs

  • Rural
  • Suburban
  • Snow
  • Tropical
  • Beaches/Ocean
  • Mountains
  • Lakes/Rivers
  • Deserts
  • Forests
  • City


ACT NO 43/1999

Administrative Guidance

Instructions for Applicants

Film in Iceland

Einar Tomasson, Film Commissioner




25% Rebate
Local Production Company Required: Yes

Qualified Spend/Bonus

Payments pertaining to employees and contractors are only to be included in production costs if they are verifiably taxable in Iceland.

Program Guidelines


December 31, 2021




Additional Considerations

When more than 80% of the total production cost of a motion picture or television program is incurred in Iceland, the reimbursement is calculated on the basis of the total production cost incurred within the European Economic Area.

Production Resources
  • Soundstage
  • Post Facilities
  • Crew Depth

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