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Neom launches 40% production rebate

Neom launches 40% production rebate

Written by Kianna Best on Sep 19, 2022. Posted in Incentive News

The sustainably futuristic city of Neom has launched its 40% cash rebate incentive for productions in the region. The incentive can be applied to feature films, television drama projects, reality series, documentaries and commercials.

Arizona launches biggest incentive yet

Arizona launches biggest incentive yet

Written by Kianna Best on Jul 12, 2022. Posted in Incentive News

The Arizona government has launched the Arizona Motion Picture Production Programme. It is the state’s largest annual film and television tax incentive to date. The legislature was passed in June 2022, but Governor Doug Ducey allowed the bill to become law, without signing it, on 6 July. The initiative is set to run until 2043.

Rio de Janeiro launches new cash rebate

Rio de Janeiro launches new cash rebate

Written by Kianna Best on Jul 11, 2022. Posted in Incentive News

RioFilme, a government agency affiliated with Rio de Janeiro’s city hall, launched their new cash rebate on 7 July 2022. With a total investment of BRL15 million, the incentive will account for an up to 35% rebate. The focus is on attracting investments from international territories and other Brazilian states to increase resources in the Rio de Janeiro audio-visual sector and promote the city’s landscape. Applications for the incentive will continue until all funding has been distributed.

New incentive implemented by Austrian Film Commission

New incentive implemented by Austrian Film Commission

Written by Kianna Best on Jul 8, 2022. Posted in Incentive News

The Austrian government announced a new filming incentive on 7 July 2022. Setting Austria at a new position of attractiveness, the new incentive will offer an up to 35 percent non-repayable grant, of which 5 percent will be applied to national sustainability efforts. The maximum amount of subsidy will be EUR 5 million for film projects and EUR 7.5 million for television series. This will be available to both local and international production teams from 1 January 2023.

Florida’s Broward County updates production incentives scheme

Florida’s Broward County updates production incentives scheme

Written by Joe Jackson on Jun 9, 2022. Posted in Incentive News

Broward County has updated its production incentives scheme. Each project’s eligibility will now be determined on a case-by-case basis. Rebates are issued once a project is completed and can provide proof that the necessary requirements have been satisfied. A certain percentage of each project must be produced in the County, and a minimum amount of local spending is also needed.

Film Saudi offers 40% cash rebate scheme for incoming productions

Film Saudi offers 40% cash rebate scheme for incoming productions

Written by The Location Guide on May 31, 2022. Posted in Incentive News

The Saudi Film Commission has unveiled its new incentive programme: ‘Film Saudi.’ This scheme offers cash rebates worth up to 40%. Qualifiers for the new incentives include: featuring the Kingdom’s culture, history and people; showcasing the diverse selection of landscapes in Saudi Arabia; or recruiting Saudi crew and talent above and below the line. Incoming film producers who want to bring their next shoot to the Kingdom – whether partially or fully – are invited to apply.

Buenos Aires offers 20% rebate scheme for international productions

Buenos Aires offers 20% rebate scheme for international productions

Written by Joe Jackson on May 24, 2022. Posted in Incentive News

The City of Buenos Aires is offering a 20% cash rebate scheme for international shoots. The incentive is available for production expenditure in the country’s capital city. This scheme is capped at USD600,000 per title, and requires a minimum spend of USD680,000 as well as at least four days shooting in Buenos Aires. It is predicted that the incentives will support around 8,000 jobs across the audiovisual, gastronomic and hospitality industries.

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