Luxembourg Film & Photography Production Services
Are you a media company, brand, ad agency or production company looking for film / photography production support or shooting crew in Luxembourg? We have fully vetted, locally based fixers, service producers, directors, DP’s, videographers, cameramen, photographers, sound operators, production drivers, and a range of other film crew. Contact us for referrals, questions, cost estimates and references.
Want to know more about shooting in Luxembourg? See below for an introduction to Luxembourg locations, permits, when to shoot, costs, talent, crews, equipment, art department, studios, post facilities, visas and work permits, film friendly hotels, transport, communications and safety advice.
Luxembourg Film Locations
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.
Luxembourg has hosted a variety of films including The Merchant of Venice, Flawless and JCVD.
Luxembourg City is the capital. It’s known for its Old Quarter, Grand Ducal Palace, Place Guillaume, Notre Dame Cathedral, Adolphe Bridge, National Museum of History and Art, Museum of Modern Art, and Philharmonic of Luxembourg. Casemates du Bock is a vast complex of underground tunnels & galleries.
Larochette is a pretty market town which sits in a craggy valley that is encircled by picturesque woodlands.
Echternach has a beautiful town square and Benedictine abbey.
Vianden is a riverside town known for Vianden Castle.
Other castles of note in Luxembourg include Bourscheid Castle, Beaufort Castle, and Walferdange Castle.
The Ardennes region known for its wooded hills and lush valleys crosses into Luxembourg. Upper Sûre National Park is located in this area.
Luxembourg Film Location Permits
Luxembourg can be quite a bureaucratic place to shoot so allow plenty of lead time for permitting. Please contact us for location specific information.
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. For monthly weather statistics please see here.
Public holidays may affect timing, availability and costs. See here for public holiday dates in Luxembourg.
Costs & Tax Incentives
Costs. Luxembourg trades in the Euro. It is a relatively expensive place to shoot. Our Luxembourg fixer / service producer will negotiate local deals and provide the appropriate level of production support to match every budget. See here for the current VAT rate.
Tax Incentives. The Audiovisual Investment Certificate Program provides assistance to offset a proportion of Luxembourg production costs. The National Audiovisual Production Support provides discretionary loans. See here for more information.
Film Crew & Talent
Crews. 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.
Contact us if you are looking for a director, DP, photographer, videographer (cameraman / camera operator), camera assistant (focus puller), sound operator, grip, gaffer, stylist, hair and makeup, PA / runner, production driver, or any other film crew for your shoot in Luxembourg.
Talent is non-union and buyouts are negotiable. Luxembourg has a very small population. A large percentage of the population are foreign nationals.
Luxembourg Film Equipment
Standard camera, grip and lighting equipment available locally. For productions looking to bring in film equipment Luxembourg is an EU country.
Art Department, Studios, Backlots, & Post Production
Art department and set construction. Art department standard is high. Set construction is very expensive.
Studios and backlots. Filmland Studio and Studio Luxembourg are a couple of options.
Post Production. Luxembourg has several good facilities.
Visas & Work Permits
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.
Transport & Accommodation
Transportation Infrastructure. Luxembourg has an extensive road network. It is a small country that can be crossed by road within an hour. Several international airlines service flights to Luxembourg.
Accommodation. Recommended film friendly hotels in Luxembourg City include:
Please contact us for corporate rates.
For longer stays we can also organize serviced apartments.
Safety. Luxembourg is a very safe place for foreign productions to visit. See here for up to date travel advice.
Projects. For an example of TV commercials, stills campaigns, online content, corporate videos, virtual reality 360 content, feature films, TV series and documentaries shot in Luxembourg, please see below:
Hire Luxembourg Production Support & Shooting Crew
If you are looking for a film or photographic production service company, line producer or fixer for your shoot in Luxembourg, please contact us.
If you are looking for a shooting crew for your shoot in Luxembourg, such as a director, DoP, photographer, videographer (cameraman / camera operator), camera assistant (focus puller), sound operator, grip, gaffer, stylist, hair and makeup, PA / runner, production driver, please contact us.
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