Development minority co-productions NFF+NFI
The Netherlands Film Fund and the Norwegian Film Institute (NF) work together to encourage the development of documentaries between Norway and the Netherlands.
A production company (a legal entity, so not a one-man business or general partnership) that has been based in the Kingdom of the Netherlands, a member state of the EU or the EEA or Switzerland for at least two years and that produces and exploits films and other audiovisual productions on a continuing basis.
The production company must be represented by the Dutch minority co-producer. He/she will have had prime responsibility as a majority producer for the realisation of a minimum of one long documentary with a cinema release.
Max. 17.5% in producer’s fee & overheads on the costs that the Fund considers eligible for a grant.
All the guide amounts can be found in Chapter 2 of the Financial & Production Protocol.
- The film production must have received development support from NFI.
- The aim is to support the joint development of the co-production and enhance the cooperation on an international level. The tasks and responsibilities of both producers must be agreed upon in a deal memo withe the aim of developing the project further together and continuing to work out the co-production structure and positioning in the international market.
The application file has to include the following documents:
- A synopsis (max. five pages)
- Note of intention of the director and writer
- Development budget/financing plan
- Letter of Commitment of co-producer, writer and director
- CV's of the (co-)producer, (co-)writer and director
- Producer's deal memo
- Chamber of Commerce extract (not more than 12 months old)
The documentary film consulent will carry out the assessment together with a representative of the NFI.
The Film Fund Production department will assess the production and business aspects of applications.
Under Article 3 of the General Regulations, the Director/Chieve Executive Officer will decide on the application. A selection will be made with in the limited resources the Fund has available under the priorities referred to in Article 15 of the Realisation sub-regulations.
A grand awarded by the Fund is not a guarantee of a grant for any subsequent applications.
Applications for production support can be submitted on application dates by the Dutch producer (click here).