REGIONAL FILM COMMISSIONS

In additional to the national film commission, covering the whole country, there are three regional commissions 

Oslo film commission

Short distances from nature to urban settings, historical to high tech modern architecture. In this diverse and film friendly region, Oslo film commission will guide you finding suitable locations for your money-making shot. The regional also offers high tech equipment and suitable crew for both production and post-production.
 
 
This commission covers the central and inner parts of Norway, Scandinavia. The region has a very diverse landscape with great infrastructure – two Internationally connected airports, easy access to the most remote places in the mountains, valleys or by the coastline, and miles of unexplored Nordic filmatic scenery.
 

Western Norway Film Commission

Western Norway Film Commission (WNFC) is based in Bergen and covers the counties of Hordaland, Sogn og Fjordane and Møre og Romsdal. In this part of the country you will find a wide range of locations - fjords, mountains, glaciers, year-round snow, dramatic roads and coastal landscapes. WNFC can assist you in your search for locations, professionals, production facilities and industry information. 

 

REGIONAL FILM FUNDS

Media fund Zefyr

Zefyr Media Fund (Mediefondet Zefyr) is the largest regional fund for audio-visual production in Norway and second in size to Film in Vast (Vastra Gotaland - Sweden) in the Nordic area. 
The fund manages both state funding and private equity towards feature films, documentaries, TV-series, computer games and VR productions.

 Filminvest

Filminvest AS was established in 2016 as a merger between Filminvest Midt-Norge and Film3, with the aim of providing opportunities for production of feature films, drama-series and games in the Trøndelag, Oppland and Hedmark counties. Right from the start the film fund has participated in developing and producing a number of projects with strong ties to the region. Filminvest is a member of Filmreg and Cine-Regio.

Filmfond Nord

Covering the Northernmost counties of Norway, Filmfond Nord provides private equity and public support to feature films, documentaries, tv-series and games.
Offering experienced regional production partners, exotic locations with unmatched lightning ranging from the blue polar night, to the never ending midnight sun, to the dancing aurora, Filmfond Nord welcomes international co-productions with Norwegian co-producers.

Film Camp 

FilmCamp is a regional resource and infrastructure company that accommodate needs and demands in the market for feature film and TV productions in the very north of Norway. FilmCamp is located on a small beautiful island in a river in the middle of Troms county. FilmCamp also have a fund meant for film and TV productions shot in the region or at FilmCamp.

REGIONAL FILM CENTRES

 

Vestnorsk Filmsenter 

Vestnorsk Filmsenter (Western Norway Film Centre) is based in Bergen and covers the counties of Hordaland, Sogn og Fjordane og Møre og Romsdal. The center provides grants for development and production of short films and documentaries. The centre also hosts workshops, master classes and skills development programmes for film professionals in the region, and houses script development schemes for feature films and series. Funding is given to production companies based in the region, and to projects that draw on regional talents and resources.

Filmkraft Rogaland Filmsenter

Filmkraft Rogaland Filmsenter is located in Stavanger and covers the county of Rogaland. The centre provide funding for development and production of short films, documentaies, animation films and computer games for youngsters and children. The centre also hosts workshops, master classes and skills development programmes for film professionals in the region.

Midtnorsk Filmsenter

Midtnorsk Filmsenter is located in Trondheim and covers the counties of Sør-Trøndelag and Nord-Trøndelag. They provide funding to short- and documentary films with a strong connection to the region.

Nordnorsk Filmsenter

Nordnorsk Filmsenter is located in Tromsø, and covers the three northern counties in Norway, Nordland, Troms and Finnmark. They fund development and production of short and documentary films, which contributes to develope the audio visual industry in the region.

Østnorsk Filmsenter

Østnorsk Filmsenter is located in Lillehammer and covers the counties of Hedmark and Oppland. The fund has a special focus on films and TV drama for a young audience, animations and documentaries. They are open for international co-productions.

Viken Filmsenter

Viken Filmsenter is located in Drammen and covers the counties of Akershus, Buskerud, Østfold and Vestfold. The fund provides development and production support for short films and documentaries.

Sørnorsk Filmsenter

Sørnorsk Filmsenter is located in Kristiansand and covers the counties Vest-Agder, Aust-Agder and Telemark. They give funding to short  and documentary films with a strong connection to the region of southern Norway. 

International Sámi Film Centre

The International Sàmi Film Centre (ISF) is located in Kautokeino in the county of Finnmark. The goal of ISF is to provide the Sàmi population with competence and better economic foundation to develope, produce and screen their own films in the Sámi language. The centre is for all professional film workers all over the Sámi area both in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia. The film projects are to be primarily produced in the Sámi language.