The national incentive grants up to 25% return on costs spent in Norway for productions produced partly or entirely in Norway, and intended for international distribution.
The main production company, or any authorised person may apply for a grant.
Main producer must meet the requirements of having within the last five years produced a minimum of one film, one drama series or one documentary series. The screen production should also have had a wide distribution.
The objective of the incentive programme is “to increase the number of international films and series produced in Norway to promote Norwegian culture, history and nature” and “improve the experience and skills of the Norwegian film industry, stimulate growth, promote a sustainable Norwegian film industry and support international cooperation” by granting productions that are produced partly or entirely in Norway up to 25% return on costs spent in Norway.
The incentive programme is aimed at productions produced entirely or partly in Norway that are intended for international distribution.
In order to be eligible, the minimum total production budget sums are:
The minimum requirement for eligible costs spent in Norway is NOK 2 million, and applies to all productions.
A minimum of 30 % of the financing must come from international sources (outside of Norway), and the production must prove international distribution agreement.
To qualify for a grant under the programme, the production must achieve at least the minimum required score in the Qualification test.
For more information go to NFI's Guide for applicants