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West Virginia

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

West Virginia Film Office

90 MacCorkle Ave SW

South Charleston, WV 25303

304.957.9382

www.wvfilm.com

 

Incentive

27-31% Transferable Tax Credit

Project Criteria

27%

27%

$25K

None

None

None

Qualified Spend/Bonus

All qualified spend must be in-state.

  • Labor (resident and non-resident)
  • Select Fringes
  • Workers Comp/Handling Fees
  • Equipment
  • Post
  • Travel (in-state and out-of-state)
  • Shipping (in-state and out-of-state)
  • Hotel
  • Completion Bond
  • Insurance
  • Legal Fees
  • Working Meals

4% of total spend if 10 or more WV residents working as full-time employees or apprentices. 

Program Guidelines

$5M

None

Yes

Yes

2 Years

Additional Considerations

Yes

Once an application is approved to participate in the program, the applicant has 120 days to begin principal photography. This incentive program is administered on a first-come, first- served basis.

Production Resources
  • Non-traditional soundstages
  • Strong Crew Depth
  • Production Service Companies

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