2015 Film and Digital Media Incentive
you have a new project, and are looking to bring your production to Michigan,
then you are in the right place. Please review the FAQs and information on
this page for information on applying for the Michigan Film Incentive. If you
have any additional questions please feel free to contact our office.
Applications missing the necessary documentation for the review
process will be returned to the applicant. Please see the Production
Incentive Application Packet checklist to be certain that have included all
required documents and details before submitting your application.
For Any Projects Approved prior to 12/31/11 Please CLICK HERE
Fast Facts for 2015
- Projects must have a
minimum spend of at least $100,000 in Michigan to be eligible.
- No retroactive qualifying expenditures. Start
counting your qualifying dollars on the date of APPROVAL.
- 25% of direct production expenditures and
qualified personnel expenditures.
- Claim an extra 3% for expenditures at a qualified
facility or post production facility or 10% for expenditures at qualified
Form (to be filled out by the facility)
- Caps: Incentive for ATL personnel capped at 30%
of total incentive.
fee equal to .2% of the funding request (minimum $200, max
- All applicants can
expect a maximum 21 day review process once the application is complete, as
determined by the Michigan Film Office
Applications must include: estimated
Michigan expenditures, project type, Michigan production days, local hires and
more. The company must send a script/storyboard, insurance documents, the
budget, any confidential information requirements and the initial application
fee. The project must commence pre-production within 90 days of approval.
YOU MUST HAVE AN AGREEMENT APPROVED AND SIGNED BY BOTH THE MICHIGAN
FILM OFFICE AND THE MICHIGAN STRATEGIC FUND PRESIDENT BEFORE INCURRING ANY
ELIGIBLE PRODUCTION EXPENSES.
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