The Netherlands Film Production Incentive to support 23 new films
by Vitor Pinto
- New movies by Christopher Nolan, Sergei Loznitsa and Barbara Bredero are among the lucky projects
The Netherlands Film Production Incentive has announced its support for 23 new projects, for a total amount of over €5.8 million. This should generate more than €27 million in production expenditure in the Netherlands.
Out of the 23 new projects, 19 are fiction features and four are documentaries. Fourteen are international co-productions with countries such as France, England, Denmark, Ireland, Colombia, Luxembourg and Belgium.
These figures are the result of the scheme’s second round for 2016. Two more rounds are scheduled before the end of the year; the deadlines are 30 August and 1 November.
According to a recent study (read more), the scheme supported 125 films with grants totalling €28.9 million since its launch in mid-2014 until the end of 2015.
The 23 projects supported are: A Gentle Creature by Sergei Loznitsa (Dutch co-producer: Graniet Film), Alles Voor Elkaar by Danny Stolker (Dutch co-producer: PV Pictures), Dunkirk (Bodega Bay) by Christopher Nolan (Dutch co-producer: Kaap Holland Film), Catacombe by Victor D Ponten (Dutch producer: New Ams Film Company), Daoud’s Winter by Koutaiba Al-Janabi (Dutch producer: OAK Motion Pictures), Dikkertje Dap by Barbara Bredero (Dutch producer: Lemming Film), Dorst by Saskia Diesing (Dutch producer: KeyFilm), Dummie de Mummie en de Tombe van Achnetoet by Pim van Hoeve (Dutch producer: PV Pictures), Gangsterdam by Romain Lévy (Dutch co-producer: Lunanime), Good Favour by Rebecca Daly (Dutch co-producer: Viking Film), Hartenstrijd by Janice Pierre (Dutch producer: 2CFilm), Het Kamp (documentary) by Leonard Retel Helmrich (Dutch producer: Pieter van Huystee Film & TV), Het Tweede Gelaat by Jan Verheyen (Dutch co-producer: Phanta Film), Hotel De Grote L by Ineke Houtman (Dutch producer: Kaap Holland Film), Monos by Alejandro Landes and Alexis Dos Santos (Dutch co-producer: Lemming Film), Morisot, The Heart is a Rebel (documentary) by Klaas Bense (Dutch producer: Zeppers Film & TV), My Foolish Heart by Rolf van Eijk (Dutch producer: Pupkin Film), Oude Liefde by Nicole van Kilsdonk (Dutch producer: The Film Kitchen), Playing God (documentary) by Karin Jurschick (Dutch co-producer: Windmill Film), Rivonia by Jean van de Velde (Dutch producer: Cool Beans), Somebody’s Husband Somebody’s Son by Max Jacoby (Dutch co-producer: New Ams Film Company), The Untitled Prison Project (documentary) by Roger Ross Williams (Dutch producer: Submarine) and Weg van jou by Jelle de Jonge (Dutch producer: NL Film & TV).