Category - Europe

Austria film locations

Austria

Austria went James Bond crazy in 2015 as Sony Pictures’ Spectre became the biggest production ever to be shot in the Tyrolean Alps.

Bavaria film locations

Bavaria

When Samuel L Jackson came to shoot Big Game in Munich in the German region of Bavaria in 2013, he made sure to visit Oktoberfest and sample some famous German beers.

Canary Islands

The spectacular natural beauty of Spain’s Canary Islands and a 35% tax incentive are making the islands a favourite of international film crews. Tenerife, Lanzarote, La Gomera, Gran Canaria and La Palma have all attracted international...

Croatia film locations

Croatia

Croatia has sustained a high profile as an international filming location in recent years and is a popular double for more expensive European cities. Dubrovnik on the Adriatic Sea is particularly popular. Significantly, the city has been the...

Czech Republic film locations

Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is a small country in the heart of Europe, with a hefty incentive and a long film-making tradition. In recent months, a variety of films and TV dramas of different budgets and genres have been shooting in the country.

England

There are three key reasons why international producers shoot in England: fiscal incentives, talent (above and below the line) and facilities. London remains the heart of the UK film industry. In the city or nearby are the major studios, VFX...

Finland film locations

Finland

Film-makers of European film, TV and commercials are drawn to Finland thanks to its guarantee of snow throughout the extended winter period of mid-October to early May. It also provides lush green vistas in the summer.

Finnish Lapland

Lapland spans the northern reaches of Finland and borders Sweden to the west, Norway to the north and Russia to the east. As a result of Lapland’s extended wintry conditions, its myriad ski slopes are a major international appeal and the Pyha...

Georgia film locations

Georgia

Georgia has grown to become the third busiest production hub in the US, hosting 245 film and TV projects in fiscal 2016 (down three from 2015), representing a direct spend of $2.2bn (up 19% from the previous year).

France

State-backed agency Film France kicked off 2016 with a drive to transform the country’s reputation as an expensive place to shoot following the introduction of enhanced tax credits for both local and international producers in January.