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Financial Support

SEE NL is able to contribute some of the travel expenses to a number of selected festivals for directors attending the festivals to represent their selected films.

As a means of promoting Dutch films abroad, directors (and sometimes lead actors) are invited to attend screenings of their film at festivals. SEE NL is able to contribute some of the travel expenses to a number of selected festivals. Submit a request for this contribution ahead of time to Erik Mund.

A travel grant must comply with the following conditions:
- The travel subsidy request relates to a festival visit by the selected film’s director.
- The invitation is from a festival included in the SEE NL Travel Grant List.
- The festival has sent an official invitation and is offering at least 3 nights at a hotel/accommodation.
- The official invitation of the festival (including the accommodation confirmation) needs to be enclosed to the application.
- The travel subsidy only applies to Dutch productions or Dutch majority coproductions. The subsidy does not apply to minority coproductions.
- Per film only one travel grant may be requested per festival.
- Please submit a request for a travel subsidy at least four weeks prior to the start of the festival.

Carice van Houten and Halina Reijn at Locarno for the premiere of Instinct (2019).
Carice van Houten and Halina Reijn at Locarno for the premiere of Instinct (2019).
Cast and crew of My Extraordinary Summer with Tess at the Berlinale (2019).
Cast and crew of My Extraordinary Summer with Tess at the Berlinale (2019).

Compensation

Feature Films & Feature-length Documentaries

The travel subsidy for feature films and feature-length documentaries amounts to 2/3 of the cost of the cheapest ticket to the destination, with a maximum of €600 outside of Europe and 2/3 of the cost of the cheapest ticket to the destination, with a maximum of €200 within Europe.

Short Films & Short Documentaries

The travel subsidy for short films and short documentaries amounts to 2/3 of the cost of the cheapest ticket to the destination, with a maximum of €300 outside of Europe and 2/3 of the cost of the cheapest ticket to the destination, with a maximum of €150 within Europe.

The abovementioned amounts and conditions may be subject to change. So, always submit a request before you travel to Erik Mund.