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New York

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

New York State Governor’s Office for Motion Picture and Television Development

Gigi Semone, Executive Director

633 Third Avenue

New York, NY 10017

212.803.2330

gsemone@esd.ny.gov

www.nylovesfilm.com

Incentive

30 - 40% Refundable Tax Credit

Sub-jurisdictions
Project Criteria

30%

None

None

None

Qualified Spend/Bonus

30% on qualified expenditures including, but not limited to:

  • Labor (resident and non-resident)
  • Select Fringes
  • Food/Catering/Entertainment
  • Working Meals
  • Shipping (in-state only)
  • Travel (in-state only)
  • Post
  • Equipment
  • Workers Comp/Handling Fees

10% additional credit for BTL labor expenses incurred in certain counties in upstate New York.

Program Guidelines

$420M

December 31, 2019

Yes

No

Additional Considerations

No

Application must be sumitted before start of principal photography.

If the amount of the credit is $1M–$5M, the credit shall be claimed in equal installments over a two-year period. If the amount of the credit ≥ $5M, the credit shall be claimed in three equal installments, over a three-year period. 

Production Resources
  • Soundstages
  • Post Facilities
  • Crew

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