Netherlands Film Production Incentive invests € 11.4 million in 28 new productions and 7 high-end TV-series

Netherlands Film Production Incentive invests € 11.4 million in 28 new productions and 7 high-end TV-series

In the second round of the Netherlands Film Production Incentive of 2021 contributions were made to 35 productions for a total amount of € 11.4 million. These include 22 feature films, 5 documentaries. 1 animated feature film, 6 drama series and 1 documentary series including 22 international co-productions. These contributions will generate more than € 43.7 million in production expenses in the Netherlands across the entire spectrum of Dutch film professionals and film companies.

All projects backed by the Netherlands Film Production Incentive in the second round of 2021 are:

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Apollo (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 316,430
Director: Aaron Rookus
Script: Wander Theunis
Dutch producer: Topkapi Films

 

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Baghdad Messi (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 106,273
Director: Sahim Omar Kalifa (BE)
Script: Kobe Van Steenberghe (BE)
Dutch coproducer: Column Film
Lead producer: A Team Productions (BE)

Bigman (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 342,879
Director: Camiel Schouwenaar
Script: Job Tichelman, Camiel Schouwenaar
Dutch producer: Rinkel Film
Co-producer: Ostlicht Filmproduktion (DE)

The Book of Everything (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 380,735
Director: Ineke Houtman
Script: Maarten Lebens
Dutch producer: FATT Productions
Co-producers: Kaap Holland Film (NL), White Picture (LV)

Close (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 83,916
Director: Lukas Dhont (BE)
Script: Lukas Dhont, Angelo Tijssens (BE)
Dutch co-producer: Topkapi Films
Lead producer: Menuet (BE)
Co-producers: Versus Production (BE), Diaphana Films (FR)

Dance Fever
(feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 169,086
Director: Aurora Gossé (NO)
Script: Silje Holtet (NO)
Dutch co-producer: Phanta Basta!
Lead producer: Oslo Pictures (NO)

Dropping (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 228,119
Director: Diederik van Rooijen
Script: Diederik van Rooijen
Producer: Filmwave (GB)
Dutch producer: Lemming Film
Co-producer: A Private View (BE), 

Foodies (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 422,785
Director: Mannin de Wildt
Script: Floor van Lissa
Dutch producer: Phanta Film and Goldman Film

A Fool’s Last Dance (documentary) has been granted a financial contribution of € 56,673
Director: Joris Postema
Script: Joris Postema
Dutch producer: DOXY

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Fortress (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 80,100
Director: Jessica Woodworth
Script: Jessica Woodworth
Dutch co-producer: Volya Films
Lead producer: Bo Films (BE)
Co-producers: Dokino (AM), Beluga Tree (BE), Art Fest (BG), Palosanto Films (IT)

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Godwit Was Here (documentary) has been granted a financial contribution of € 115,577
Director: Barbara Makkinga
Script: Katja Schoondergang
Dutch producer: Witfilm

Green Line (documentary) has been granted a financial contribution of € 97,136
Director: Loretta van der Horst
Script: Loretta van der Horst
Dutch producer: Tangerine Tree

Happy Single (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 499,999
Director: Anna van Keimpema
Script: Gerben Hetebrij
Dutch producer: Tom de Mol Productions

Homeward (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 547,313
Director: Jelle de Jonge
Script: Marijn de Wit
Dutch producer: Hazazah Pictures
Co-producer: Menuetto Film (BE)

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Justice under Suspicion (documentary) has been granted a financial contribution of
€ 57,299
Director: Maria Augusta Ramos
Script: Maria Augusta Ramos
Dutch co-producer: Docmakers
Lead producer: Nofoco Filmes (BR)
Co-producer: Gebrueder Beetz Filmproduktion Köln (DE)

Kaymak (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 63,113
Director: Milčo Mančevski (MK)
Script: Milčo Mančevski (MK)
Dutch co-producer: N279 Entertainment
Lead producer: Banana Film (MK)
Co-producers: Meta Film (DK), Jaako dobra produkcija (HR)

Matar Congrejos
Killing Crabs (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 78,435
Director: Omar Razzak (ES)
Script: Omar Razzak (ES)
Dutch co-producer: IJswater Films
Lead producer: Tourmalet Films (ES)

Kung Fu Lion (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 422,394
Director: Froukje Tan
Script: Froukje Tan
Dutch producer: Flinck Film
Co-producer: China Film Co. (CN)

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The Man from Rome (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 414,349
Director: Jaap van Heusden
Script: Jaap van Heusden and Rogier de Blok
Dutch producer: IJswater Films
Co-producer: Fiction Park (DE)

Mr. K (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 713,558
Director: Tallulah Schwab
Script: Tallulah Schwab
Dutch producer: The Film Kitchen
Co-producer: A Private View (BE)

Neem me mee (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 533,912
Director: Will Koopman
Script: Frank Houtappels
Dutch producer: NL Film & TV
Co-producer: Dingie (BE)

Pirates Down the Street - 2 (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 544,342
Director: Pim van Hoeve
Script: Sander de Regt
Dutch producer: Johan Nijenhuis & Co

Summer in France (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 234,000
Director: Albert Jan van Rees
Script: : Nienke Römer
Dutch producer: 2CFILM

Sweet Dreams (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 527,816
Director: Ena Sendijarivic
Script: Ena Sendijarivic
Dutch producer: Lemming Film
Co-producer: Plattform Produktion (SE)

They Shot the Piano Player (animated feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 198,268
Director: Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal (ES)
Script: Fernando Trueba (ES)
Dutch co-producer: Submarine Animation
Lead producer: Fernando Trueba Producciones (ES)
Co-producers: Les Films D'ici (FR), Animanostra Cam Lda (PT)

Totem beeld
Totem (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 448,770
Director: Sander Burger
Script: Bastiaan Tichler, Sander Burger
Dutch producer: Volya Films
Co-producers: Tarantula (LU), Leitwolf (DE)

Under the Naked Sky (feature film) has been granted a financial contribution of € 227,559
Director: Lilian Sijbesma
Script: Lilian Sijbesma
Dutch producer: Revolver Film
Co-producers: Serendipity Films (BE)

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Yezidi Girls – A New Life (documentary) has been granted a financial contribution of € 85,361
Director: Reber Dosky
Script: Reber Dosky
Dutch producer: Dieptescherpte

 

High-end TV-series:

Arcadia (drama series) has been granted a financial contribution of € 300,000  
Director: Tim Oliehoek
Script: Philippe De Schepper (BE), Bas Adriaensen (BE), Zita Theunynck (BE)
Episodes: 8 x 48 minutes
Dutch co-producer: Big Blue Productions
Lead producer: Jonnydepony (BE)

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The Crash (drama series) has been granted a financial contribution of € 951,336
Director: Lourens Blok, Edson da Conceicao
Script: Michael Leendertse
Episodes: 5 x 50 minutes
Dutch producer: Big Blue Productions

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Dome 16 (drama series) has been granted a financial contribution of € 73,000
Director: Thomas Seeberg Torjussen (NO)
Script: Thomas Seeberg Torjussen (NO)
Episodes: 10 x 20 minutes
Dutch co-producer: Big Blue Productions
Lead producer: Tordenfilm (NO)

Het Herriehofje (drama series) has been granted a financial contribution of € 274,496
Director: Meikeminne Clinckspoor
Script: Saar Ponsioen
Episodes: 10 x 10 minutes
Dutch producer: Lemming Film

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Ninja Nanny – Season 3 (drama series) has been granted a financial contribution of € 497,400
Director: Sia Hermanides, Alieke van Saarloos
Script: Sia Hermanides, Alieke van Saarloos
Episodes: 10 x 25 minutes
Dutch producer: Storytellers Film & TV

The Seasons (documentary series) has been granted a financial contribution of € 182,384
Director: Tomas Kaan
Script: Tomas Kaan
Episodes: 4 x 45 minutes
Dutch producer: De Haaien

Van der Valk (drama series) has been granted a financial contribution of € 1,131,404
Director: t.b.d.
Script: Chris Murray (UK), Maria Ward (UK)
Episodes: 3 x 90 minutes
Dutch co-producer: NL Film & TV
Lead producer: Company Televison (UK)

Upcoming application round 2021

The next application round for Netherlands Film Production Incentive is August 30, 2021. The Netherlands Film Production Incentive offers a financial contribution in the form of a cash rebate on the qualifying production costs that are demonstrably spent in the Netherlands.