Locations, contacts, action!  Operational support for German-Flemish Co-Production Media Seminar: Berlin-Brandenburg Meets...
Facts and Flanders <ul><li>Northern part of Belgium </li></ul><ul><li>Borders onto the North Sea </li></ul><ul><li>Capital...
Location Flanders – Film Commission <ul><li>Launched in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Film offices in the region’s principal citi...
Locations - Unique settings <ul><li>Wide range of urban and rural landscapes </li></ul><ul><li>Magnificent historical cent...
 
 
 
 
 
 
Locations – Online Location Database <ul><li>www.locationflanders.com   </li></ul><ul><li>More than 900 online locations <...
Contacts – A vibrant local AV Industry <ul><li>Internationally recognised and award-winning local productions :  Oxygen , ...
  Contacts – Online Industry Database <ul><li>www.locationflanders.com   </li></ul><ul><li>More than 500 online contacts: ...
  Incentives <ul><li>Belgian Tax Shelter System  </li></ul><ul><li>VAF – Film Fund </li></ul><ul><li>   Supports audiovis...
  Selected Filmography <ul><li>2011:  Parade’s End  (TV series - USA, UK, BE) </li></ul><ul><li>2011:  Nova Zembla  (featu...
  Contact Location Flanders Christian De Schutter - Manager
 Fabian Desmicht - Deputy
 Katrien Maes - Deputy Flanders Film...
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Location Flanders: locations, contacts, action!

  1. 1. Locations, contacts, action! Operational support for German-Flemish Co-Production Media Seminar: Berlin-Brandenburg Meets Flanders, Belgium Thursday 1 st December 2011
  2. 2. Facts and Flanders <ul><li>Northern part of Belgium </li></ul><ul><li>Borders onto the North Sea </li></ul><ul><li>Capital: Brussels </li></ul><ul><li>Area: 13,522 sq. km </li></ul><ul><li>Population: 6,161,600 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Location Flanders – Film Commission <ul><li>Launched in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Film offices in the region’s principal cities: Antwerp, Bruges, Ghent, Leuven, Mechelen, Ostend </li></ul><ul><li>AFCI and EUFCN member </li></ul><ul><li>Information on Flanders as region for AV production: Locations, Contacts, Incentives </li></ul><ul><li>Takes care of shooting permits </li></ul><ul><li>Assists with location scouting </li></ul><ul><li>Introduces to local partners </li></ul><ul><li>Offers logistic support where possible </li></ul>
  4. 4. Locations - Unique settings <ul><li>Wide range of urban and rural landscapes </li></ul><ul><li>Magnificent historical centres </li></ul><ul><li>Modern business districts </li></ul><ul><li>Busy ports </li></ul><ul><li>Beautiful coastline </li></ul><ul><li>Rich heritage with a variety of architectural styles: Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Classicism, Modernism, Contemporary </li></ul>
  5. 11. Locations – Online Location Database <ul><li>www.locationflanders.com </li></ul><ul><li>More than 900 online locations </li></ul><ul><li>Search by keyword, category, era, style and city </li></ul><ul><li>Link to Google Maps and Street Vieuw </li></ul><ul><li>Possibility to share locations: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, email, … </li></ul><ul><li>PDF Download </li></ul><ul><li>Register for an own account with favourites, access to high res pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Introductions to professional location scouts </li></ul>
  6. 12. Contacts – A vibrant local AV Industry <ul><li>Internationally recognised and award-winning local productions : Oxygen , Bullhead , Come As You Are, … </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation and hi-tech facilities: Alfacam, Barco, Fx-Motion, … </li></ul><ul><li>Variety of studios and post-production facilities: Eurocam Film Studios, Videohouse, Galaxy Studios, ACE Image Factory, … </li></ul><ul><li>Producers associations and guilds : </li></ul><ul><li>VOTP (Independent Television Producers Flanders) VFPB (Flemish Film Producers’ Association) </li></ul><ul><li>CFP (Commercial Film Producers Belgium) </li></ul><ul><li>VOTF (Independent Television Facilitairy Companies Flanders) … </li></ul>Fx-Motion, Furio dolly
  7. 13. Contacts – Online Industry Database <ul><li>www.locationflanders.com </li></ul><ul><li>More than 500 online contacts: Crew, Production services, Postproduction , Promotion and Distribution, Institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Search by keyword and category </li></ul><ul><li>References with links to the official website or IMDB page of the production </li></ul>
  8. 14. Incentives <ul><li>Belgian Tax Shelter System </li></ul><ul><li>VAF – Film Fund </li></ul><ul><li> Supports audiovisual production in Flanders, as well as international co-productions with Flanders. </li></ul><ul><li> Total budget for 2011: ca. €15,000,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Filmmakers can apply for support to fiction, documentary, animation and so-called Filmlab projects (experimental, etc.). </li></ul><ul><li>Four types of support: scriptwriting, development, production and promotion support. </li></ul><ul><li>VAF – Media Fund </li></ul><ul><li>Supports independent television series (animation, documentary, fiction), co-financed by a Flemish broadcaster. </li></ul><ul><li>Total budget for 2011: ca. € 4,000,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Three types of support: scriptwriting, development and production. </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign television series: - 20% financing through Flemish producer </li></ul><ul><li> - majority of financing in place (50%) or supported by a public film body </li></ul><ul><li>Location Flanders Initiatives </li></ul>
  9. 15. Selected Filmography <ul><li>2011: Parade’s End (TV series - USA, UK, BE) </li></ul><ul><li>2011: Nova Zembla (feature 3D - NL) </li></ul><ul><li>2011: The Expatriate ( feature - USA, CA, BE) </li></ul><ul><li>2010: The Hot Potato (feature - UK, BE) </li></ul><ul><li>2010: Jesus Loves Me (feature - DE) </li></ul><ul><li>2010: Largo Winch 2 (feature - FR) </li></ul><ul><li>2009: Der verlorene Vater (TV film - DE) </li></ul><ul><li>2009: Black Venus (feature - FR, BE) </li></ul><ul><li>2009: Copacabana (feature - FR, BE) </li></ul><ul><li>2009: Traum aus Schokolade (TV film - DE) </li></ul><ul><li>2008: Diamant 13 (feature - FR, BE) </li></ul><ul><li>2008: Herz aus Schokolade (TV film - DE) </li></ul><ul><li>2007: The Buddenbrooks (feature - DE) </li></ul><ul><li>2007: In Bruges (feature - UK, USA) </li></ul><ul><li>… </li></ul>
  10. 16. Contact Location Flanders Christian De Schutter - Manager
 Fabian Desmicht - Deputy
 Katrien Maes - Deputy Flanders Film House
 Bischoffsheimlaan 38
 B-1000 Brussels
 Belgium T : +32-2-226 06 30
 F : +32-2-219 19 36
 E : [email_address] W: www.locationflanders.com Follow us on
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