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Connecticut

Eligible Production Types

  • Feature Films
  • Scripted Television
  • Reality Television
  • Documentaries
  • Animation
  • 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

Office of Film, Television, and Digital Media

George Norfleet, Director

505 Hudson St, 4th Floor

Hartford, CT 06106

860.270.8088

george.norfleet@ct.gov

www.ctfilm.com

Incentive

10-30% Transferable Tax Credit

Project Criteria

10-30%

10-30%

$100K-$1M

None

$20M

50% of principal photography

Qualified Spend/Bonus

10% (min. spend of $100K), 15% (min. spend of $500K), and 30% (min. spend of $1M) on qualified expenditures including, but not limited to:

  • Labor (resident and non-resident)
  • Select Fringes
  • Workers Comp/Handling Fees
  • Equipment
  • Post
  • Travel (in-state and out-of-state)
  • Shipping (in-state and out-of-state)
  • Hotel
  • Completion Bond
  • Insurance
  • Legal Fees
  • Working Meals
  • Food/Catering/Entertainment
  • Wrap Party/Crew Gifts
Program Guidelines

None

None

Yes

Yes

5 Years

Additional Considerations

Yes

  • Non-resident: 3-6.5%
  • Loan-out: 3-6.5%

Application must be filed 90 days from first qualified in-state expense.

Feature films suspended as qualified productions through June 30, 2017.

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