Netherlands Film Production Incentive invests € 2.6 million in 5 high-end TV-series

Netherlands Film Production Incentive invests € 2.6 million in 5 high-end TV-series

In the second round of the pilot for high-end TV-series, 5 projects have been granted a total € 2.6 million in cash rebates through the Netherlands Film Production Incentive Scheme. The contributions are granted to 3 drama and 2 documentary series.

The backed projects include 2 international co-productions: Heirs Of The Night (drama) by producer Lemming Film (The Netherlands), in co-production with Maze Pictures (Germany) and Maipo Film (Norway) and The Loot by producer Hazazah Pictures (The Netherlands), in co-production with Ciné Cri de Coeur (Belgium).

All projects backed by the Netherlands Film Production Incentive in the second round of the pilot for high-end TV-series are:

APD Amsterdam Police Department
(drama) has been granted a financial contribution of € 1,434,846
Director: Arne Toonen
Script: Carl Joos, Thijs Römer, Reint Schölvinck, Wolter Muller
Episodes: 8 x 43 minutes
Dutch producer: Millstreet Films
Dutch expenditure: e.g. director, script, director of photography, editor, production designer, 1st AD

Camp Cookieness (drama) has been granted a financial contribution of € 423,710
Director: Arne Toonen
Script: Anne Barnhoorn
Episodes: 8 x 25 minutes
Dutch producer: NL Film & TV
Dutch expenditure: e.g. director, script, director of photography, editor, production designer, composer, make-up & hair, 1st AD

Heirs Of The Night (drama) has been granted a financial contribution of € 247,746
Director: Marco van Geffen
Script: Maria von Heland (DE)
Episodes: 13 x 25 minutes
Dutch producer: Lemming Film
Co-producers: Hamster Film (DE), Maze Pictures (DE), Maipo Film (NO)
Dutch expenditure: e.g. director

Here Come The Chinese (documentary) has been granted a financial contribution of € 251,452
Director: Jorien van Nes
Script: Jorien van Nes
Episodes: 8 x 40 minutes
Dutch producer: De Haaien
Dutch expenditure: e.g. director, script, director of photography, editor, sound recordist, sound designer, re-recording mixer, line producer, post production supervisor, graphic designer, researcher, stock or archive researcher, post production image and sound

The Loot
(documentary) has been granted a financial contribution of € 246,019
Director: Hans Pool
Script: Koos de Wilt, Hanna van Niekerk
Episodes: 8 x 45 minutes
Dutch producer: Hazazah Pictures
Co-producer: Ciné Cri de Coeur (BE)
Dutch expenditure: e.g. director, script, director of photography, editor, sound recordist, line producer, composer, researcher, stock or archive researcher, post production image

The existing Production Incentive scheme in the Netherlands was modified in October 2017 to include a pilot for high-end TV-series. A total of 16 TV-series have been granted cash rebate of 30%, including 11 international co-productions for a total of € 9,6 million.