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Tennessee

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

Tennessee Entertainment Commission

Bob Raines, Executive Director

312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, 23rd Floor

Nashville, TN 37243

615.741.3456

bob.raines@tn.gov

www.tnentertainment.com

Incentive

25% Grant

Project Criteria

25%

25%

$200K

$250K (ATL)

Qualified Spend/Bonus

25% on qualified expenditures including, but not limited to:

  • Labor (residents only)
  • Select Fringes
  • Workers Comp/Handling Fees
  • Equipment
  • Post
  • Travel (in-state and out-of-state)
  • Hotel
  • Insurance
  • Legal Fees
  • Working Meals

Expenditures must come from a Tennessee vendor to qualify.

Program Guidelines

None

Yes

Yes

Additional Considerations

No

Commercials must broadcast on national or cable networks.

Application must be submitted up to 120 days prior to principal photography.

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