Netherlands Film Commission

The Netherlands Film Commission is a division of the Film Fund.

The Netherlands Film Commission is the national liaison between the Dutch creative media industries, foreign producers and production companies in the Netherlands. Your general resource for all film related inquiries such as locations, permits and Dutch incentive production companies.
We are your matchmaker and can advise on financing possibilities of the Film Fund, including the cash rebate.

What more does the Netherlands offer international producers and production companies?

  • No-nonsense English speaking workforce
  • Top notch equipment, studios and VFX & postproduction facilities
  • Largest exterior fresh water stage in Europe
  • No union limits
  • A great variety of amazing locations
  • Famous Dutch Light
  • General support

Financial exploration support

International producers that have been in contact with the Netherlands Film Commissioner about a concrete plan and consider to shoot or postproduce in the Netherlands are in the position to apply for financial support for the research of their plan. We offer support for location scouts, line producers and/or postproduction supervisors, including visits to Dutch based production companies, postproduction facilities, local transport and accommodation. To apply send an email to the Film Commission.

The Netherlands Film Commission will be present online at:

  • Sundance - SIO - Sundance Industry Office
    28th January - 3rd February 2021
  • IFFR - International Film Festival Rotterdam - Cinemart
    1 - 7 February 2021
  • Berlinale - EFM - Landmark
    1 - 5 March 2021



Bas van der Ree
Netherlands Film Commissioner
+31 6-29925263