David Zitzerman at the 11th Annual International Film & TV Finance Summit
March 3 - 4, 2011
Sofitel Los Angeles
Beverly Hills, California
Thursday, March 3, 2011
11:45: International Production Incentives – What’s Available outside the US in the way of “soft-money”
Co-Chair: David Zitzerman, Partner, Goodmans LLP
What percentage of production spend is available as a credit?
- Which countries are offering the most competitive financial incentives
- How do you go about applying for the credits?
- What do you have to set up to qualify?
- How and when to do you get the money?
- Need to satisfy certain EU or national requirements as to nationality of director/producer, etc.
- Is there a cultural test? Any PE tax risk or currency risks?