Welcome

The Netherlands is home to a vibrant film industry with an open attitude towards international coproduction.

The Netherlands Film Fund is the national agency responsible for supporting film production and film related activities in the Netherlands. Its focus is to develop and strengthen Dutch cinema and film culture both domestically and internationally by offering the following: 

  • A variety of selective support schemes on production for minority Dutch co-productions.
  • A cash rebate up to 35% on production costs spent in the Netherlands.
  • Financial research-support for location scouts, line producers and post-production supervisors for international production companies through the Netherlands Film Commission.

Available budget 2021

Film Production Incentive - 19,25 million euro

Selective support schemes - 3,6 million euro

Read about the co-production policy of the Netherlands Film Fund 2021-2024 here.

International Co-production

The Netherlands has co-production treaties with Canada, France, China, South Africa and the French Community of Belgium. 

We collaborate in international co-production schemes with the Flanders Audiovisual Fund, Norwegian Film Institute, the Hubert Bals Fund and the IDFA Bertha Fund.

Check out the Take the Netherlands Co-Production folder and Industry Guide.

SEE NL: A Collaboration

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SEE NL is a collaboration between Eye Filmmuseum and the Netherlands Film Fund. SEE NL strives to increase awareness and visibility of Dutch films in other countries, and to enhance the position of Dutch films in the international market.

That’s why SEE NL is the ideal centre of expertise regarding international film festivals and markets. SEE NL offers bespoke recommendations for features films, documentaries, short films and animation as well as for experimental films. Dutch producers and filmmakers can consult with SEE NL early in the production process, on issues like international promotion, festivals and sales. 

Trailers

Some of the latest (minority) Dutch co-productions: