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Netherlands

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

Administrative Guidance

Film Production Incentive Guidelines

Netherlands Film Commission

Bas van der Ree, Film Commissioner

+316.29.925.263

Pijnackerstraat 5

1072 JS Amsterdam

The Netherlands

bas@filmcommission.nl

www.filmcommission.nl

Incentive

30-35% Rebate

Project Criteria

€1M (film); €250K (documentaries); €1M single episode (TV)

€1.5M

Program Guidelines

€19.25M

Yes

Additional Considerations
  • At least 50% of the production budget should be in place upon application and only applications with a minimum of 75 points out of 200 points are taken into consideration. 
  • 30% advance payment of the contribution is possible after the signing of the production agreement. Further payment takes place after the completion of the project, within eight weeks after submitting required documents. 

Application Deadlines in 2018:

Film:

  • Feb 5
  • April 11
  • June 6
  • Sept 3
  • Nov 5

TV:

  • Feb 12
  • May 23

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