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Filming in Belgium

The combination of abundant historical settings, technically savvy crews and attractive national and regional filming incentives continue to make Belgium a filming hotspot in Europe.

The Flanders region is particularly proactive in supporting and promoting the industry with well-organised and helpful city film offices.

Filmmakers can access an extensive filmmaking infrastructure and a range of incentives including Belgium’s Tax Shelter programme, the Screen Flanders Fund and the VAF.

Besides locations, incentives and crews, you can find a number of high-ranking international companies providing state-of-the-art equipment.

There’s varied architecture that can double for elsewhere in Europe, including Gothic buildings, cobbled streets, seaports and UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

From medieval Bruges to ultra-modern Antwerp architecture [and] from vibrant beach resorts to [the] tranquil ‘Nationaal Park Hoge Kempen’, Flanders not only offers a rich diversity of unique locations in Europe. What’s more, highly professional crews, state-of-the art film studios and VFX houses - and not least - a film office enthusiastic about great European cinema.

Wolfgang Becker, Producer, Me & Kaminski


Belgium has a temperate climate from the coastal regions and inland to as far as Brussels. Towards the Ardennes the climate becomes more continental with colder winters and warmer summers. Rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year. Snowfalls are also frequent.

The average daily temperatures range between 4C in winter and 22C in the summer.

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