Vlaams Audiovisueel Fonds
The Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF) is a public fund that supports audiovisual activities in the cultural field within the Flemish Community of Belgium.
It comprises three specialized funds:
- The VAF/Film Fund co-finances the production of films of all genres: feature films, animation, documentaries as well as experimental films. Films of all lengths are eligible: Feature films, medium-length films, and short films. Applications from abroad must have secured at least 50% of the funding or have been supported by the selective fund of their majority territory.
- The VAF/Media Fund focuses on co-financing prestigious television series co-produced by a Flemish television station. The fund handles applications for fiction, animation, documentaries and cross-media derivatives of television series. A Applications for support from abroad must be at least 50% pre-financed and 20% of the financing must come from Flanders. Foreign series must also be able to demonstrate financial participation from a Flemish television station.
- The VAF/Gaming Fund co-finances the development of video games by companies based in Flanders or Brussels.