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Tennessee

United States - Alabama

NameUS - TN Film, Entertainment & Music Production Incentive (TFEMC)
URLhttps://www.olffi.com/c/USTNT01T
FundTennessee Film, Entertainment, and Music Commission https://www.olffi.com/c/USTNT
TypeProduction Incentive
ActivityProduction
Project typesFeature Films, TV series, TV single work
Nature of projectFiction
Funding calculation % of QE upto25
Qualifying expenses infoEligible spend is limited to the first 250 000 USD in gross wages, salaries, fees, per diem and fringe benefits paied to TN residents / Post-production expenses of projects not shot in TN are not eligible / Tennessee Vendor cannot be a pass‐through company
Nature of fundingSelective
Who can applyNational Production Company
Who can apply infoApplicant must be a qualified tax payer
Other requirementsProduction must start within 120 days the Effective Date as defined in the Grant contract / All expenditures within the 12 months of the Qualification Period / Scripts will be reviewed to ensure the production is in the best interest of the State. Projects must also have a Tennessee Connection
All year roundYes
When to apply infoFist come, first served basis / Form A and Form A - Annex must be submitted 4 months before the start of principal photography / The production company must meet with TMEC before starting principal photography
RecoupableNot Recoupable
Tax typeCash Grant
Financial supportNational Productions, Coproductions, Foreign Productions
Minimum qualifying expenses200000 USD
Minimum qualifying expenses infoper project/episode
Individuals paying income tax inTennessee
Service companies paying taxes inTennessee

Contact Details

Name: Bob Raines
Phone:+1 615 741 3456
Email:tn.film@tn.gov