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District of Columbia

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 Motion Picture and Television Development, Government of the District of Columbia

Angie Gates, Director

1899 9th Street NE

Washington, DC 20018

202.727.6608

film@dc.gov

www.film.dc.gov

Incentive

21-35% Rebate

Project Criteria

30%

30%

10%

$250K

None

None

Qualified Spend/Bonus

35% on qualified expenditures subject to taxation in the District and 21% on qualified expenditures not subject to taxation in the District including, but not limited to:

  • Equipment
  • Post
  • Travel (within DC)
  • Hotel
  • Food/Catering
  • 25% of the company's base infrastructure investment.
  • 50% of qualified job training expenditures.
Program Guidelines

$4M

None

Yes

Additional Considerations

No

Subject to available funding.

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