Sweden offers easily-accessible modern cityscapes as well as a strong sense of history with pastoral scenery and medieval villages. It is easily accessible from transport hubs across Europe and moves are being made to capitalise on regional film tourism as television drama exports continue.
Long daylight hours in the summer and very long nights in the winter. In the far north you will get 24 hours of daylight in mid-summer and days of arctic twilight in mid-winter.Above the Arctic Circle you can view the Northern Lights between September and March.
Sweden is not only one of the cleanest countries in the world, but it is also among the safest places to visit with its low crime rate.
A Swedish co-producer is needed to apply for and receive the funds, and to manage local production. The rebate cannot be combined with investment from Film i Väst's regular co-production funding. Eligible film and TV projects will receive a rebate of up to 30% on local qualified spend costs.
FEATURES FILMED IN SWEDEN
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Dancer in The Dark
Songs from Second Floor
Cider House Rules
My Life As A Dog
Welcome to Sweden
Country Code: 46
Time Zone: Sweden (GMT+2)
Stockholm Major Airport
Spring: runs from March/April to May.
Summer: from June to August
Fall: from September to October/November
Winter: from November/December to March/February.
In a land as varied as Sweden, these seasons can be quite different depending on where you live.
Maximum number of people on set is limited at 50 & Social Distancing and new safety on set.
Sweden allows unhindered travel both in and out of the country for EU residents, although it is not encouraged.As per recommendation from the EU commision. Entry for non-EU nationals is restricted until May 15th.
Denmark has travel restrictions in place until May 10th - restricting all non-essential travel in and out of the country, for both residents and foreigners.
If the entrant provides documentation that physical presence is required in order to carry out work. A director, for example, is able to enter. Although we advise that crews are kept local to the greatest extent possible for the time being. Nobody exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 will be allowed to enter.
Sweden : Direct flights from Stockholm to most major cities - although departures are limited.
Denmark : SAS, flights to and from Copenhagen will resume on or around May 1st, 2020 .
Neither Sweden nor Denmark requires travellers from abroad to be quarantined upon arrival. However please be aware that you may be required to self quarantine upon return to your home country. Although the required period may vary, it is typically 14 days.