Netherlands Film Production Incentive invests € 2.3 million in 19 new productions

In the third round of 2017, 19 film projects have been granted a total of over € 2.3 million in cash rebates through the Netherlands Film Production Incentive Scheme. These projects will generate over € 10.2 million in production expenditure within the Netherlands. The contributions are granted to 9 feature films, 1 animated feature film and 9 documentaries, including 11 international co-productions.

The highest cash rebate contribution of € 514,504 in this round was awarded to Coupe Confused from producer BosBros. This family film is directed by Mischa Kamp and is based on the book by Tamara Bos. Also Domino, the latest feature film by Brian de Palma, produced by Danish Schønne Film in co-production with the Dutch N279 has been granted cash rebate.

 All films backed by the Netherlands Film Production Incentive in the third round of 2017 are:


10 Songs For Charity
(feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 188,612
Director: Karin Junger
Script: Karin Junger
Dutch producer: De Productie
Co-producers: Minds Meet (BE), Jomami Filmproduction (DE)
Dutch expenditure: e.g. director, script, editor, sound recordist on set, composer, line producer

The Aftermath (documentary) has been granted a financial contribution of € 37,771
Director: Francine Zuckerman (CA)
Script: Francine Zuckerman (CA)
Dutch co-producer: Windmill Film
Lead producer:
Z Films (CA)
Dutch expenditure: e.g.: sound recordist on set, editor, composer

All Alone (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 45,150
Director: Bobo Jelčić (HR)
Script: Bobo Jelčić (HR)
Dutch co-producer: De Productie
Lead producer: Spiritus Movens (HR)
Co-producers: Dokument Sarajevo (BA), Dart Film (RS)
Dutch expenditure: e.g. sound design, re-recording mixer, visual effects supervisor, colorist, composer, post production image and sound

The Bellingcat Method (documentary) has been granted a financial contribution of € 91,597
Director: Hans Pool
Script: Hans Pool
Dutch producer: Submarine
Dutch expenditure: e.g. director, script, director of photography, sound recordist, sound design, line producer, composer, production manager, post production supervisor, researcher, stock or archive reseacher, post production image and sound

©Robby Müller (documentary) has been granted a financial contribution of € 52,152
Director: Claire Pijman
Script: Claire Pijman
Dutch producer: Moondocs
Co-producers: Chromosom Film (DE), Stichting Docu Shot (NL)
Dutch expenditure: e.g. director, script, editor, sound recordist, sound design, line producer, production manager

Coupe Confused (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 514,504
Director: Mischa Kamp
Script: Tamara Bos
Dutch producer: BosBros
Co-producer: Leitwolf TV-und Filmproduktion (DE)
Dutch expenditure: e.g. director, script, director of photography, editor, production design, sound recordist on set, sound design, re-recording mixer, visual effects supervisor, colorist, costume, make-up & hair, 1st AD, line producer, post production image and sound

Domino (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 69,513
Director: Brian de Palma (US)
Script: Petter Skavlan (NO)
Dutch co-producer: N279 Entertainment
Lead producer: Schønne Film (DK)
Co-producers: Zilvermeer Productions(BE), Suroeste Films (ES), Recalcati Multimedia (IT)
Dutch expenditure: e.g. sound design, visual effects supervisor, line producer

The Good Terrorist (documentary) has been granted a financial contribution of € 79,087
Director: Robert Oey
Script: Robert Oey
Dutch producer: Zeppers Film & TV
Dutch expenditure: e.g. director, script, director of photopgraphy, editor, sound recordist, sound design, post production supervisor, post production image

Gold (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 179,835
Director: Rogier Hesp
Script: Anne Hofhuis
Dutch producer: BALDR Film
Dutch expenditure: e.g. director, script, production design, sound recordist on set, sound design, costume, make-up & hair, 1st AD, line producer, post production sound

Cash for Trash (animated feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 121,800
Directors: Erik Verkerk and Joost van den Bosch
Script: Jimmy Simons and Urbain Servranckx (BE)
Dutch co-producer: BosBros
Lead producer: Eyeworks Film & TV Drama (BE)
Dutch expenditure: e.g. director, character design, head of animation, editor

How Sosruko Stole Fire From The Giant (documentary) has been granted a financial contribution of € 83,258
Director: Ineke Smits
Script: Ineke Smits
Dutch producer: The Film Kitchen
Co-producers: Stout & Smits (NL), Inti Films (BE)
Dutch expenditure: e.g. director, script, editor, sound recordist, sound design, re-recording mixer, line producer, composer, post production supervisor, post production image and sound 

I Won’t Leave You (documentary) has been granted a financial contribution of € 68,487
Director: Stella van Voorst van Beest
Script: Stella van Voorst van Beest
Dutch producer: Basalt Film
Dutch expenditure: e.g. director, script, director of photography, editor, sound recordist, line producer, production manager, researcher, post production image and sound

Last Male Standing (documentary) has been granted a financial contribution of € 90,617
Director: Floor van der Meulen
Script: Floor van der Meulen
Dutch producer: Een van de Jongens
Dutch expenditure: e.g. director, script, director of photography, editor, sound recordist, sound design, line producer, post production image

The Last Ones (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 61,950
Director: Veiko Õunpuu (EE)
Script: Heikki Huttu, Eero Tammi, Veiko Õunpuu (FI/EE)
Dutch co-producer: PRPL
Lead producer: Homeless Bob Production (EE)
Co-producer: Bufo (FI)
Dutch expenditure: e.g. editor, sound design, re-recording mixer, visual effects supervisor, colorist, post production image and sound

My Rembrandt (documentary) has been granted a financial contribution of € 156,320
Director: Oeke Hoogendijk
Script: Oeke Hoogendijk
Dutch producer: Discours Film
Dutch expenditure: e.g. director, script, director of photography, editor, sound recordist, sound design, re-recording mixer, composer, production manager, post production supervisor, graphic designer, researcher, post production image and sound 

Picture Perfect (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 286,030
Director: Jeroen Houben
Script: Hugh Travers (IE)
Dutch producer: Lemming Film
Co-producer: A Private View (BE)
Dutch expenditure: e.g. director, director of photography, editor, production design, line producer, post production image

Port Authority (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 41,988
Director: Danielle Lessovitz (FR)
Script: Danielle Lessovitz (FR)
Dutch co-producer: An Original Picture
Lead producer: Madeleine Films (FR)
Co-producers: Keplerfilm (NL), The Film Community (VS)
Dutch expenditure: e.g. sound recordist on set, sound design, re recording mixer, post production sound

Sons Of The Mafia (documentary) has been granted a financial contribution of € 68,173
Director: Sophia Luvarà
Script: Sarah Vos
Dutch producer: Witfilm
Co-producer: DocLab (IT)
Dutch expenditure: e.g. director, script, director of photopgraphy, editor, sound design, line producer, composer, post production supervisor, graphic design, post production image and sound

Sunburned (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 64,513
Director: Carolina Hellsgård (DE)
Script: Carolina Hellsgård (DE)
Dutch co-producer: The Film Kitchen
Lead producer: Niko Film (DE)
Co-producer: A Private View (BE)
Dutch expenditure: e.g. production design, sound design, re-recording mixer, composer, post production sound

In the first three rounds of 2017, 55 film projects have been granted a total of € 12 million euro in cash rebates through the Netherlands Film Production Incentive Scheme.

Application rounds
As of October 1, 2017, the Film Production Incentive has been modified and now also offers cash rebate for high-end TV series. 
There will be two more application rounds in 2017, with submission deadline of 31 October for film productions and 7 November 2017 for high-end TV series.

The Netherlands Film Production Incentive offers cash rebate on the qualifying Dutch production costs spent in the Netherlands.