EP Services Offered
Tax Credit Financing
Tax Credit Placement
Eligible Production Types
Location Production Needs
Production costs include the expenses approved in Austria under the cost sheet formula commonly used for film support purposes. Calculation of production costs shall not include purchase tax (deductible input VAT). Productions costs eligible for support refer to those film-related deliveries and services in Austria which are performed on behalf of the film production company or its employees, free-lance employees or self-employed people.
|Minimum Spend||€150K (film); €80K (documentaries); €25K (animation,VFX)|
|Project Cap||€5M(film); €7.5M(series)|
Applications can only be submitted online. It is absolutely necessary to submit all required application documents as well as to show clear confirmation that financing of the film project has been secured. Applications can be submitted on an ongoing basis without having to adhere to any particular filing deadlines. Projects for which shooting (for international productions: the start of shooting in Austria) is begun before submission of an application will not be eligible for support.
|Local Production Company||Yes|
The non-repayable grant amounts up to 30% of the eligible production costs for national productions, 20% for co-productions and 30% for international productions (the maximum being 15% of the total annual grant budget). The basis for calculating the extent of the grant is a maximum of 80% of total production costs.
5% green bonus for productions that follow environmentally sustainable criteria
Arie Bohrer, Film Commissioner