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South Carolina

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

South Carolina Film Commission

Tom Clark, Manager

1205 Pendleton Street, Suite 225

Columbia, SC 29201

803.737.0498

tclark@scprt.com

www.filmsc.com

Incentive

20-30% Rebate

Project Criteria

25%

25%

20%

20%

$1M

None

$1M

Qualified Spend/Bonus

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

  • Labor (resident and non-resident)
  • Equipment
  • Post
  • Travel (in-state and out-of-state)
  • Shipping (in-state and out-of-state)
  • Wrap Party/Crew Gifts
  • Food/Catering/Entertainment
  • Working Meals
  • Legal Fees
  • Insurance
  • Completion Bond
  • Hotel

6%-8.5% sales tax exemption on select local spend.

Program Guidelines

$15.5M

None

Yes

No

Additional Considerations

Yes

  • Non-resident: 4-7%
  • Loan-Out: 2%
Production Resources
  • 1-2 crew deep
  • Warehouse space

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