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Maine

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

M.R.S. §6902

Maine Film Office

Karen Carberry Warhola, Director

59 State House Station

Augusta, ME 04333

207.624.9828

Karen.CarberryWarhola@maine.gov

www.filminmaine.com

 

Incentive

5-17% Tax Credit/Rebate

Project Criteria

12%

12%

10%

10%

$75K

None

$50K

Qualified Spend/Bonus

5% tax credit on non-wage visual media production expenses for pre-production, production, and post-production.

Program Guidelines

None

None

Yes

No

Additional Considerations

No

Apply to the Department of Economic and  Community Development prior to production.

Application must follow the legislative guidelines, including being fully financed. 

Programs are administered on a first-come, first-served basis.

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