Recognized for its entrepreneurial spirit and out-of-the-box thinking, Noord- Holland sports a thriving creative industry. This hotspot attracts creative minds from all over the planet in the field entertainment and media, advertising, design and fashion. Creative talent finds its way to this great place to bring ideas to life.
Media & Creation is one of the fastest growing industries in Noord-Holland. With a creative industry that excels in TV and media. Some of the world’s largest television, new media and music production companies have headquarters here. In advertising, Noord-Holland has attracted some of the world’s most cutting-edge creative agencies. Noord-Holland fosters a dynamic entertainment & media industry.
TV-FORMATS AS AN EXPORT PRODUCT
A HIGH GLOBAL STANDARD
The Netherlands is one of the most influential countries in the world when it comes to (interactive) TV-formats. It excels in TV-Formats that are incorporated with the latest new media possibilities setting a high global standard.
Noord-Holland provides the home base for production companies that made formats like The Voice, Big Brother and Deal or No Deal. The Voice, one of the most popular TV-formats of this time, has been sold to over 150 countries.
NEW MEDIA INDUSTRY
AN IDEAL HOME FOR GAMING AND CREATING
To be successful in new media, three factors have to converge: high-end technical infrastructure,
entrepreneurial spirit and creative minds. Noord-Holland offers all three in abundance. No wonder the new media industry is booming.
Noord-Holland - and especially the Amsterdam/Hilversum axis - is one of the most densely wired regions on the planet. Media Hub Hilversum has packed this high-end technical infrastructure with an impressive arsenal of audiovisual facilities. As one of the globe’s creative capitals, Amsterdam is bustling with talent and emerging industries. Together, they are on the frontline of exciting fields like gaming, novel videoformats, interactive content and virtual reality concepts. Noord-Holland actively supports these creative new technologies.