Zeeland Film Commission
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Filming in Zeeland

Zeeland. Land in the sea. A region marked by man’s troublesome relationship with the elements. Where winds, waves, clouds and sunbeams change the character of this old, scarred island group in the blink of an eye.

Light, contrast and drama are abundant.

Zeeland Film Commission


It’s a raw rugged old land, full of tales. Tales of dark ages and golden ages, rural life and industrialisation, high tides and low. And unfinished tales of Zeeland’s 650 kilometers of ever-changing coastline.
It’s that dynamic spectacle of the interplay of elements and eras that once drew artists like Mondriaan, moviemaker avant la lettre, to these parts.

If you want to shoot in Zeeland, – a province with 13 municipalities spread out over a number of islands, peninsulas and a strip bordering Belgium – you’ll have to comply with (local) rules and regulations.

The Zeeland Film Commission has an excellent local network and can advise and assist in finding the right locations, facilities, permits, and people.

Crew & facilities ⌵

The Zeeland Film Commission can assist in your search for local crew members and bit players, edit facilities etcetera. Additionally, we are well-equipped to give suggestions concerning appropriate alternative facilities such as accommodation, catering services and transportation.

Filming in Zeeland ⌵

Click here for information and regulations regarding filming in Zeeland.

Green Film Making ⌵

The Green Film Making foundation challenges film professionals to work more sustainable. Els Rientjes, Sustainability Manager, has been facilitated by the Netherlands Film Fund and aims to inspire filmmakers to take the Dutch film industry into the future. We support her mission: please CLICK HERE for sustainable (and money saving!) alternatives and solutions or send us an e-mail.

Cash rebate ⌵

The Netherlands Film Production Incentive aims at promoting a healthy film production environment in the Netherlands and is designed to reinforce the international competitive position of the Dutch film industry as a whole.

Click here for more information.


Km coastline


hours of sunshine


Wooden groynes

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Zeeland boasts infinite amounts of locations and backdrops for your audiovisual production. We’ve made a small selection. Do contact us however, there is so much more to see.

















  • Nine films made in Zeeland premiered during the openingweekend of the filmfestival Film by the Sea. One of the highlights was the grand entry of ‘moviestars’ greengrocer Adrie Trimpe who is 83 years old and his wife Francien, 82. In...

  • Last weekend, the movie ‘Weg van jou’ won the public choice award at the Zeeland PioneersPrize 2017 ceremony. Inspired by the french movie ‘Bienvenue chez les Ch’tis, Jan Lievens and Nynke van der Ploeg were the force behind t

  • The latest Husqvarna motor, the Vitpilen 701, has just been unveiled in Milan. It’s commercial was shot in Norway, Rotterdam and Zeeland.


Contact details


Anic and Carolijn:


Zeeland Film Commission