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Canada - British Columbia

Eligible Production Types

  • Feature Films
  • Scripted Television
  • Reality Television
  • Documentaries
  • Interactive Media/Video Games
  • Webisodes
  • Talk Shows
  • Game Shows
  • Live Events
  • Commercials

Location Production Needs

  • Rural
  • Suburban
  • Snow
  • Tropical
  • Beaches/Ocean
  • Mountains
  • Lakes/Rivers
  • Deserts
  • Forests
  • City

Creative BC

Robert Wong, VP & Acting Film Commissioner

2225 West Broadway

Vancouver, BC V6K 2E4

+1.604.736.7997

bwong@creativebc.com

www.creativebc.com

Incentive

28% Refundable Tax Credit

Project Criteria

$1M CAD (film); $100K CAD (TV)

None

None

Qualified Spend/Bonus
  • Above-the-Line
  • Below-the-Line
  • Select Fringes
  • Per Diem
  • Post
  • Travel (within and outside of jurisdiction)
  • Legal Fees
  • Food/Catering/Entertainment
  • Wrap Party/Crew Gifts
  • 6% of qualified BC labor based on principal photography shot outside of designated Vancouver area.
  • 6% of qualified BC labor based on principal photography shot within prescribed “distant location” areas of BC.
  • 16% for local digital animation, VFX, and post production. 
Program Guidelines

None

None

No

No

Additional Considerations

Incentive is stackable with Canada Federal Tax Incentive of 16%.

Production Resources
  • Studios
  • Soundstages
  • Equipment Houses
  • VFX
  • Post Facilities
  • Crew

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