Magazine article Screen International

Norway’s Film and TV Rebate to Launch in January

Magazine article Screen International

Norway’s Film and TV Rebate to Launch in January

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After receiving parliamentary approval, Norway's new tax incentive scheme will become active on Jan 1, 2016 and will offer $5.17m (NOK45m) in its first year.

The Norwegian Film Institute will administer the incentive, which offers productions that are fully or partly produced in Norway a 25% rebate - as a grant - on costs spent in the country.

Norway becomes the second Nordic country to have a filming incentive, after Iceland.

The government said the objective of the scheme is "to increase the number of international films and series produced in Norway, to promote Norwegian culture, history and nature" and " to improve the experience and skills of the Norwegian film industry, stimulate growth, promote a sustainable Norwegian film industry and support international cooperation."

One of the first projects to benefit could be Tomas Alfredson's Jo Nesbo adaptation The Snowman, which is due to start shooting in Oslo in early 2016.

It will be up to production companies or producers to apply for the incentive. …

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