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United States - Alabama

NameUS - Snowbate 20% Feature Films
URLhttps://www.olffi.com/c/USMNT01T
FundMinnesota Film and TV Board https://www.olffi.com/c/USMNT
TypeProduction Incentive
ActivityProduction
Project typesFeature Films, Web project, Transmedia
Nature of projectFiction, Animation, Documentary
Annual budgetAlso music video / Snowbate reimbursement is taxable income
Funding calculation % of QE upto20
Qualifying expenses infoNon-resident ATL producer and director fees and non-resident ATL principal acting talent fees will be reimbursed for the time worked in MN up to $100K per person provided the certified production withholds MN income tax for payrolled personnel / Total qualified minimum MN spend of 1M USD must occur within a 12 month period
Nature of fundingSelective
Who can applyNational Production Company
Who can apply infoApplicants must be a corporation, limited liability company or partnership where the partners are corporations and/or LLCs, limited partnership.
Other requirementsMust meet MN QE spend and other requirements depending if applicant is MN resident / 50% financing confirmed / Internet projects must meet same requirements
All year roundYes
When to apply infoFirst come, first served basis / Preliminary meeting with the fund mandatory / For documentary: if production schedule over multiple years, applicant may reapply if 50% of financing confirmed annually / Post-production: application no earlier than 90 days before the start of post production / Feature Films spending 1M USD or more may apply up to six months before production begins
RecoupableNot Recoupable
Tax typeCash Rebate
Financial supportNational Productions, Coproductions, Foreign Productions
Financial support infoAlso music video
Minimum qualifying expenses100000 USD
Minimum qualifying expenses info50 000 USD if applicant is current MN resident

United States - Alabama

NameUS - Snowbate 20% Television
URLhttps://www.olffi.com/c/USMNT03T
FundMinnesota Film and TV Board https://www.olffi.com/c/USMNT
TypeProduction Incentive
ActivityProduction
Project typesTV series, TV single work, Web project, Transmedia
Nature of projectFiction
Annual budgetNew series or relocating series only / TV pilots are eligible / Post-production eligible / Snowbate reimbursement is taxable income
Funding calculation % of QE upto20
Qualifying expenses infoNon-resident ATL producer and director fees and non-resident ATL principal acting talent fees will be reimbursed for the time worked in MN up to 100 000 USD per person provided the certified production withholds MN income tax for payrolled personnel / Total qualified minimum MN spend of 1M USD must occur within a 12 month period
Nature of fundingSelective
Who can applyNational Production Company
Who can apply infoApplicants must be a corporation, limited liability company or partnership where the partners are corporations and/or LLCs, limited partnership.
Other requirementsMust meet MN QE spend and other requirements depending if applicant is MN resident / Production, development or syndication contract from commissioning network or streaming service required / TV Pilot: must be intended for national exhibition and reasonable commercial exploitation + 50% of budget confirmed / Internet projects must meet same requirements
All year roundYes
When to apply infoFirst come, first served basis / Preliminary meeting with the fund mandatory / Preliminary meeting with the fund mandatory / Post-production: application no earlier than 90 days before the start of post-production
RecoupableNot Recoupable
Tax typeCash Rebate
Financial supportNational Productions, Coproductions, Foreign Productions
Minimum qualifying expenses100000 USD
Minimum qualifying expenses infoFor TV pilot: at least 100 000 USD & 50% financing confirmed OR 50 000 USD QE if applicant is current MN resident / Post-production: at least 50 000 USD of QE

United States - Alabama

NameUS - Snowbate 25% Feature Films
URLhttps://www.olffi.com/c/USMNT02T
FundMinnesota Film and TV Board https://www.olffi.com/c/USMNT
TypeProduction Incentive
ActivityProduction
Project typesFeature Films, Web project, Transmedia
Nature of projectFiction, Animation, Documentary
Annual budgetAlso music video / Snowbate reimbursement is taxable income / Post-production eligible
Funding calculation % of QE upto25
Funding calculation infoFor feature films: possible to bundle multiple smaller budget projects under one application to qualify for 25% reimbursement; other requirements continue to appl
Qualifying expenses infoNon-resident ATL producer and director fees and non-resident ATL principal acting talent fees will be reimbursed for the time worked in MN up to $100K per person provided the certified production withholds MN income tax for payrolled personnel / Total qualified minimum MN spend of 1M USD must occur within a 12 month period
Nature of fundingSelective
Who can applyNational Production Company
Who can apply infoApplicants must be a corporation, limited liability company or partnership where the partners are corporations and/or LLCs, limited partnership.
Other requirementsMust meet MN QE spend and other requirements depending if applicant is MN resident / 50% financing confirmed / Internet projects must meet same requirements
All year roundYes
When to apply infoFirst come, first served basis / Preliminary meeting with the fund mandatory / For documentary: if production schedule over multiple years, applicant may reapply if 50% of financing confirmed annually / Post-production: application no earlier than 90 days before the start of post production / Feature Films spending 1M USD or more may apply up to six months before production begins
RecoupableNot Recoupable
Tax typeCash Rebate
Financial supportNational Productions, Coproductions, Foreign Productions
Minimum qualifying expenses infoAt least 1M USD within a 12 month period OR shoot minimum 60% of days outside metro area with QE of 100 000 USD / Post-production: at least 200 000 USD of QE

United States - Alabama

NameUS - Snowbate 25% Television
URLhttps://www.olffi.com/c/USMNT04T
FundMinnesota Film and TV Board https://www.olffi.com/c/USMNT
TypeProduction Incentive
ActivityProduction
Project typesTV series, TV single work, Web project, Transmedia
Nature of projectFiction
Annual budgetNew series or relocating series only / TV pilots are eligible / Post-production eligible / Snowbate reimbursement is taxable income
Funding calculation % of QE upto25
Qualifying expenses infoNon-resident ATL producer and director fees and non-resident ATL principal acting talent fees will be reimbursed for the time worked in MN up to 100 000 USD per person provided the certified production withholds MN income tax for payrolled personnel / Total qualified minimum MN spend of 1M USD must occur within a 12 month period
Nature of fundingSelective
Who can applyNational Production Company
Who can apply infoApplicants must be a corporation, limited liability company or partnership where the partners are corporations and/or LLCs, limited partnership.
Other requirementsMust meet MN QE spend and other requirements depending if applicant is MN resident / Production, development or syndication contract from commissioning network or streaming service required / TV Pilot: must be intended for national exhibition and reasonable commercial exploitation + 50% of budget confirmed / Internet projects must meet the same requirements
All year roundYes
When to apply infoFirst come, first served basis / Preliminary meeting with the fund mandatory / Preliminary meeting with the fund mandatory / Post-production: application no earlier than 90 days before the start of post-production
RecoupableNot Recoupable
Tax typeCash Rebate
Financial supportNational Productions
Minimum qualifying expenses infoAt least 1M USD OR shoot minimum 60% of days outside metro area with at least 100 000 USD QE / Post-production: at least 200 000 USD of QE

Contact Details

Name: Jill Johansen
Phone:+1 612 676 2425
Email:jill@mnfilmtv.org