Filming in Finnish Lapland

Where, what and how?

Basic information and help on making your production work in Finnish Lapland.

How to Travel to Lapland
Despite its size, operating in Lapland is effortless thanks to the wide transportation, service and cellular networks.
Unique Light Conditions
Thanks to its location up north, Lapland is home to unique light conditions you won’t find south of the Arctic Circle.
Incentives
Finland's competitive film rebate and production incentives ensure low costs without sacrificing quality.
Locations
If you are looking for an Arctic filming location, whether it’s cozy cityscapes among hilly forests, vast taiga forests or the stark fells of the tundra, Lapland has you covered.
Seasons and Weather
Lapland has four seasons, each with its own distinct personality.
Film Permits and Crew Info
Everything you need to know about film permits and working with Finnish crews.
Production and Location References
Lapland is wild. Magical. Beautiful. Don't take our word for it. Here are references from film professionals worldwide on Lapland's unique qualities.
Support Services
The Film Friendly network covers a wide variety of service providers to cover every aspect of your production in Lapland.
Get Inspired
Lapland offers endless movie magic possibilities you won't find elsewhere. Here are some ideas and inspiration for bringing your production to us.
Film Lapland Code of Conduct & Production Guide
We cover best practices when filming wilderness locations or downtown, culture, support & production services and more.
About Us
We promote Lapland's filming locations, production and support services and develop local AV and production service businesses.