United States - Alabama

NameUS - Colorado Film Incentive Program
FundColorado Office of Film, Television & Media
TypeProduction Incentive
Project typesFeature Films, TV series, TV single work, Web project, Computer games
Nature of projectFiction, Animation, Documentary
Annual budgetAn additional component of the program is a loan guarantee program with the State guaranteeing up to 20% of a production budget / Only available to film productions / Productions may be eligible for both the performance-based incentive and the loan guarantee programs.
Funding calculation % of QE upto20
Qualifying expenses infoQualified local expenditures include ATL and BTL salaries so long as income taxes are paid in Colorado / Capped at 1M USD for any single employee
Nature of fundingSelective
Nature of funding infoSelection based on the merits set forth in their application and not on a “first come first served” basis
Who can applyNational Production Company
Who can apply info“CO production company” = production company resident of CO or registered with the Secretary of State for >= 12 consecutive months (except for Single purpose company/SPC) / “Out of State production company” = has not been a resident of the State or registered with the Secretary of State for >= 12 consecutive months OR if SPC, the owners of the business entity are not CO resident for >= 12 consecutive months
Other requirementsProductions must be 100% funded (proof of funding can be required) / Conditional approval for an incentive to retain a certified public accountant licensed in this state and requires such certified public accountant to certify that the requirements were met / Production workforce (cast & crew) comprised of at least 50% Colorado residents
All year roundYes
RecoupableNot Recoupable
Tax typeCash Rebate
Financial supportNational Productions, Coproductions, Foreign Productions
Minimum qualifying expenses100000 USD
Minimum qualifying expenses infoAt least 1M USD for out-of-state production company / At least 250 000 USD for TV commercials and video game productions
Individuals paying income tax inColorado
Foreign individuals paying income tax inColorado
Service companies paying taxes inColorado

Contact Details

Name: Donald Zuckerman
Phone:+1 303 892 3840