|Benefit as a % of spend|
|Financial cap per production||400000|
|Do I have to register/set up a company?||Optional|
|Does foreign cast/crew paid in their home country/region qualify as expenditure?|| No|
|Do foreign cast/crew have to pay tax in the host country/state/region?|| Yes|
|Does travel to/from country/region qualify as expenditure?|| No|
|Can a production qualify for other national incentives such as cultural programmes if it qualifies for this incentive?|| Yes|
|Criteria to access the benefit|
- - Minimum spend 250000 (in local currency)
- - Cultural Test
|When will the benefit/incentive be received?|
- - On commencement of principal photography
- - On submission of audited accounts
|Additional incentives or advantages|
- - The production may also qualify for the Belgian Tax Shelter system provided that it is approved as a European work as defined by the Audiovisual Media Services (AMS) Directive of 10/03/2010 (2010/13/EU).
Only expenses that are structural for the audiovisual sector and made with the aim of completing the audiovisual work in question can qualify as expenditure. This expenditure must take place in the Flanders Region.
The funding is received in three instalments: funding completed (30%), start principal photography (30%), submission audited accounts (40%)
50% of the budget must be secured at the time of the application.
Foreign producers interested in applying for the fund can co-produce with a Belgian producer that satisfies all the selection criteria.
Animation is also eligible.