United States - Alabama

NameUS - Mississippi Motion Picture Incentive Program
FundMississippi Film Office
TypeProduction Incentive
Project typesFeature Films, TV series, TV single work, Web project, Computer games, Shorts, Interactive projects
Nature of projectFiction, Animation, Documentary
Annual budget20M USD annual rebate cap / Mississippi’s fiscal year is July 1 to June 30
Funding calculation % of QE upto25
Funding calculation info25% on eligible portion of payroll paid to non-resident cast and crew up to and including 5M USD / 30% on Mississippi resident payroll paid to resident cast and crew / Additional 5% for honorably discharged veteran of the United States Armed Forces
Qualifying expenses infoPayroll paid to non-resident cast and crew eligible if subject to Mississippi Income Tax Withholding and only for that portion of their salary up to and including 5M USD / Loan outs qualify with a 5% withholding fee / To be considered as resident, the employee must live in Mississippi, or maintain a home here and spend more than 6 months in the state / Out-of-state equipment company with established staffed local office or that have contracted with a local representative in Mississippi are eligible
Nature of fundingSelective
Who can applyNational Production Company
Who can apply infothat incurs a min. of 47 000 € (50 000 USD) of eligible expenses in the state
Other requirementsAt least 20% of the production crew on payroll must be Mississippi residents
All year roundYes
When to apply infoApplication before the beginning of production for the Mississippi portion of the project
RecoupableNot Recoupable
Tax typeCash Rebate
Financial supportNational Productions, Coproductions, Foreign Productions, Special Effects
Financial support infoIncludes also: short films, commercials, video games, animation, interactive media, 3D applications, cinematics, visual effects, and motion capture
Minimum local spending info50 000 USD minimum Mississippi investment (local spend) per project
Individuals paying income tax inUnited States

Contact Details

Name: Ward Emling
Phone:+1 601 359 3297