Film i Väst, studio and office in Trollhättan.
Film i Väst is a regional film fund located on the Swedish west coast in Västra Götaland. It’s main headquarters are situated 70km from Gothenburg in Trollhättan, the country’s leading film city, affectionally referred to by locals as Trollywood.
In order to be eligible for financing from Film i Väst some part of a film’s production must be done in West Sweden, this can be in the form of shooting days or post production. Film i Väst is an equity investor, and can invest in up to a maximum of 100% of the production costs allocated to West Sweden. Now involved in 30-40 feature film and television projects annually, it is the most significant source of funding for films in Sweden, after the Swedish film institute, and finances more international productions than any entity in Scandinavia.
Film i Väst has co-produced more than 450 feature films, in addition to many TV dramas, shorts and documentaries.
Since Film i Väst’s inception, Västra Götaland is now home to many film companies that include VFX, lighting, sound and picture edition, and equipment rentals, helping to establish Västra Götaland as the most prominent film region in Sweden.