Luxembourg is a small, landlocked country located in western Europe between the nations of Belgium, France, and Germany. All locations in Luxembourg can be reached within a 1 hour drive of each other. Luxembourg is known for its lush valleys, wooded hills, vineyards, breweries, farmhouses, castles, and riverside hamlets.
Cost & Rebates
Luxembourg trades in the Euro. It is a relatively expensive place to shoot.
The Audiovisual Investment Certificate Program provides assistance to offset a proportion of Luxembourg production costs. The National Audiovisual Production Support provides discretionary loans.
When To Shoot
Luxembourg has warm weather from May to September and occasional snow during the winter months. The northern Ardennes region tends to be wetter and colder than the south.
Luxembourg is a Schengen Area member state. In fact, the Schengen Agreement has it’s name as it was signed in the Luxembourg village of Schengen. Visiting US film crews can enter and film visa-free for a period of up to 90 days. Contact your local Luxembourg embassy or representative for more information.
Cast, Crew & Equipment
Luxembourg has a small but good pool of local directors, directors of photography and stills photographers. Crews are non-union. Luxembourg has a small but good pool of internationally experienced English speaking crew. Luxembourg’s close proximity to major European production centres allows easy access to those pools of creative talent should you ever need to look further. Talent is non-union and buyouts are negotiable. Luxembourg has a very small population. A large percentage of the population are foreign nationals.
Standard camera, grip and lighting equipment available locally. For productions looking to bring in film equipment Luxembourg is an Ata country.