Producers Guild of India

Enhancing the value of cinematic arts

Established - 1954


Production Incentive Guides–Abroad

The locale for a film or television serial is selected depending upon many co-ordinates and the significance of film production incentive amongst them cannot be underscored.

Film production incentive proposals are looked upon world over as ringing in productive economic and social benefits not only to the concerned film makers but also to the said countries under consideration. It is well proven that enhanced film making acts as a driver to funnel more employment, boosts infrastructural amenities, spurs on tax revenue and incentivizes tourism potential.

Film Production Incentives pertains to monetary and non monetary benefits which comprise tax gains, rebates, refunds, waiver of fees for location hunting and such other help. The Film Incentive Guide incorporates cash incentives doled out by chosen nations and also analyses the eventual economic gain that would be attained by a film producer prepared to shoot outside India subject to satisfaction of stipulated guidelines.

The Book has been conceptualized following consistent and sustained dialogue with the associated powers from the Indian film fraternity, film commissions and consulates of the respective countries coupled with systematic research from accessible sources of data. Thereby vital areas of film production incentives provided by the concerned nations such as qualifying criteria, minimum expenditure limit, applications, time periods, beneficial contact information and other specific information like visa essentials and studios on offer.