EP Services Offered
Tax Credit Financing
Tax Credit Placement
Eligible Production Types
Location Production Needs
|15%-40% Refundable Tax Credit/Grant
Qualified expenditures include goods and services leased and purchased in Virginia in connection with an eligible production filmed in Virginia.
5% on qualified expenditures if the production takes place in an economically distressed area (as designated by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority).
|$250K (tax credit); None (grant)
|Minimum Filming Days
|50% on principal photography
|$6.5M (tax credit); $4.15M (grant)
Productions must submit an application to the VFO no later than 30 days prior to the planned beginning of production. Productions must begin within 90 days of the application approval.
|Income Tax Withholding
Individual: Not Required
Loan-out: Not Required
|December 31, 2026
All projects must be fully funded and ready to begin production within 90 days of receiving confirmation of funding.
Virginia Film Office
Andy Edmunds, Director