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Filming in Netherlands

The Netherlands Film Production Incentive was launched in mid-2014 to help stimulate the Dutch production industry and boost international interest in the country.

After filming in the small Dutch town of Urk, Christopher Nolan’s war film Dunkirk was able to receive an incredible USD1.2 million from the country’s cash rebate programme.

The new incentive offers up to 35% cash rebate on Dutch spending. Between July 2014 and December 2016 the Netherlands Film Fund has supported 181 film projects with grants totaling almost € 42 million, which has led to Dutch production spend of € 198.8 million.

From 1 October 2017 a year-long pilot incentive scheme will run, with an additional allocated budget of €10 million for high-end TV-series.

The Netherlands has the flexibility to double for cities around the world and as its new incentive continues to blossom its appeal to bigger-budget Hollywood shoots is likely to grow.

The willingness of Walibi Holland to accommodate our crazy demands was evidently quite exceptional for amusement parks - it was the only amusement park worldwide willing to co-operate in their busiest time of the year.

Bonkers, Amsterdam


The Netherlands has a maritime climate with four distinct seasons with cool summers and mild winters. The average January temperature is 2C and 19C in July.

Average annual rainfall is about 76.5 cm. The climate is ideal for dairy farming and livestock raising. The main crops are wheat, barley, potatoes, pulses, fruits and vegetables.

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