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Ohio

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

ORC Ann. 122.85

Regulation

Chapter 122:21-1

Ohio Film Office

Troy Patton, Office Manager

77 South High Street, 28th Floor

Columbus, OH 43216

614.644.5156

askohiofilm@development.ohio.gov

www.ohiofilmoffice.com

Incentive

30% Refundable/Transferable Tax Credit

Project Criteria

30%

30%

$300K

None

None

Qualified Spend/Bonus

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

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

$40M

Yes

Yes

Additional Considerations

Yes

Tax credits are fully refundable and eligible for a one time transfer.

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

Application must be completed before start of principal photography.

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