France has been at the center of the film world ever since the Lumiere brothers invented moving pictures that could be viewed by an audience in the 1890s. The country’s celebrated cinema output over the years and its Cannes Film Festival have cemented that role. Today, France’s 30% Tax Rebate for International Production, or TRIP, makes it a filmmaking major destination.
Specifically, TRIP offers a 30% tax rebate on productions spending a minimum of 250,000 euros, or about $299,000. Alternatively, the rebate is also available to productions spending a minimum of 50% of their budget in France. Read More.