The Netherlands Film Incentive offers a Cash Rebate on eligible Dutch spend of 35% for Film Productions and 30% for High End TV Productions, making the Netherlands an attractive place for national and international productions. The maximum grant per application is € 1.5 million.

The main requirements for eligibility are:

  • Feature films with a minimum production budgetof € 600,000 is required
  • Drama series with a minimum budget of € 12,000 per min for drama series, € 10,000 for short form and € 8,000 for drama series for children and animated series
  • Applications should meet a least 3 of 10 cultural criteria
  • At least 50% of financing should be in place
  • Based on the point system, only applications with a minimum of 75 out of 200 points are eligible, incl 2 heads of department
  • A guaranteed theatrical release in the Netherlands or Dutch broadcaster or VoD platform(s) publicly accessible in the Netherlands


Millstreet Fims is currently co-producing with FBO Robin Pront’s ZILLION, which is supported by the minority co-production with VAF subsidy and the Film Production Incentive. We have strong relationships with Dutch distributors, extensive experience with local institutions, financiers and Post-production supervisors. If you are interested in discussing the possibility of an international co-production, please contact us.