Norwegian Film Fund


Type of incentiveFilm Fund
Qualifying formats
  • - Feature film - fiction (theatrical)
  • - Feature film - documentary (theatrical)
  • - TV Film or TV series - fiction
  • - TV Film or TV series - documentary
Qualifying productions
  • - National productions
  • - Co-productions


Benefit as a % of spend
Financial cap per production-
Do I have to register/set up a company?Yes
Does foreign cast/crew paid in their home country/region qualify as expenditure? No
Do foreign cast/crew have to pay tax in the host country/state/region? Yes
Does travel to/from country/region qualify as expenditure? No
Can a production qualify for other national incentives such as cultural programmes if it qualifies for this incentive? Yes
Criteria to access the benefit
  • - Use Local cast & Crew
  • - Cultural Test
When will the benefit/incentive be received?
  • - On submission of audited accounts
Additional incentives or advantages
  • - Support is limited to 60% (75 incl B.O.B.) of the Norwegian part of the budget. Average grant is 180,000 Euro, total funding approx 50,000,000 Euro Co-productions with a minority Norwegian producer are eligible to apply for marketing support in Norway. It will also be eligible to apply for ex post automatical support, calculated on the bases of sales in Norway. The income bonus kicks in when a minimum of 10 000 admissions in Norwegian theatres is reached, and can cover up to 75% of the Norwegian budget.