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Mississippi

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

Legislation

Senate Bill 2922

Mississippi Film Office

Ward Emling, Director

P.O. Box 849

Jackson, MS 39205

601.359.3297

wemling@mississippi.org

www.filmmississippi.org

Incentive

25-35% Rebate

Project Criteria

30%

30%

25%

25%

$50K

$10M

$5M

None

Qualified Spend/Bonus

25% 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)
  • Hotel
  • Completion Bond
  • Insurance
  • Legal Fees
  • Working Meals
  • Food/Catering/Entertainment
  • Wrap Party/Crew Gifts

Expenditures must be paid to Mississippi vendors and companies.

5% on payroll paid to honorably discharged veterans of the US Armed Forces.

Program Guidelines

$20M

June 30, 2017 (non-resident); None (resident)

Yes

No

Additional Considerations

Yes

  • Non-Residents: 3-5%
  • Loan-out: 5%

At least 20% of production crew on payroll must be Mississippi residents.

Program is administered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Production Resources
  • Film Studios
  • Soundstages
  • Post Facilities
  • Crew Base

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