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Colorado

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

Legislation

HB-12-1286

Colorado Office of Film, Television & Media

Donald Zuckerman, Film Commissioner

1625 Broadway, Suite 2700

Denver, CO 80202

303.892.3840

donald.zuckerman@state.co.us

www.coloradofilm.org

Incentive

20% Rebate

Project Criteria

20%

20%

$100K (local production company); $1M (out-of-state production company)

None

$1M

Qualified Spend/Bonus

20% on qualified local expenditures including, but not limited to:

  • Select Fringes
  • Workers Comp/Handling Fees
  • Equipment
  • Post
  • Travel (in-state only)
  • Shipping (in-state only)
  • Hotel
  • Insurance
  • Legal Fees
  • Working Meals
  • Food/Catering/Entertainment
  • Wrap Party/Crew gifts
Program Guidelines

$5M

Yes

Yes

Additional Considerations

Yes

  • Non-Resident: 4.63%
  • Loan-out: 4.63%

Application must be submitted before start of principal photography. Crew must consist of at least 50% Colorado residents.

The production must be at least 80% funded or be prepared to show proof of financing.

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