Monday, July 6, 2009

The 2009 Florida Film Incentive is doubled by Charlie Crist to 10.8 million

Attention Florida Filmmakers! Now is the time to cash in on your movies. Beginning July 1, 2009 and ending June 30, 2010 you are able to get cash back for film & television projects that shoot here in Florida.

This year, 10.8 million dollars are up for grabs. That number is double last year's 5 million. It's clear that Crist wants to boost the local entertainment business by trying to attract filmmakers from all over to shoot in our beautiful state.

Here's a quick view of what rebates are offered with various budgets:

1. General Production- TV, Commercials and Music Videos
Eligible for 15 - 22% Cash Rebate

2. General Production - Multiple Commercials and Music Videos
$500,000+ combined / $100,000+ per production
Eligible for 15 - 20% Cash Rebate

3. Independent Florida Filmmaker
Indie Florida Feature Films or Documentaries 70 minutes or longer
$100,000 - $625,000
Eligible for 15 - 17% Cash Rebate

4. Digital Media Projects/Interactive Entertainment
$300,000 or more
Eligible for 10% Cash Rebate

Florida’s incentive is a cold hard cash reimbursement. The producer will receive a check for the full amount listed. You have 180 days to start principal photography after your application date.

For more info on submitting an application visit: Film Florida


AndresitoDB said...

Felicitaciones Jose, ojala, de todo corazon te lo deseo, que vengan muchisimos exitos mas !!!!
Cuenta conmigo para lo que necesites !!

Un fuerte abrazo,
Andres Di Bono !!!

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