Film in Iceland
Film in Iceland is the Icelandic Film Commission. It is run by Invest in Iceland, a one stop information center for foreign investors on investment opportunities in Iceland and the Icelandic business environment. Invest in Iceland is a part of Promote Iceland.
In recent years Iceland has been gaining a higher profile in the international film industry. Internationally acclaimed actors and directors have been working in Iceland with highly skilled local crews.
Film in Iceland's main emphasis is to introduce Iceland as an interesting location for foreign film makers and the possibility of applying for reimbursements of 20% of the costs incurred in the production of films and television programs in Iceland.
Film in Iceland can also provide film makers with a list of competent and experienced production service companies in Iceland, offering full range of services from location scouting to post production.
The reimbursement scheme for film and TV production costs incurred in Iceland is simple and effective. Applications are sent to the Ministry of Industries and Innovation before the start of the production. Detailed instructions give an overview of the process and necessary documents.