Film Commission Information

Commissioner: Denis Lillie
Email: denis@capefilmcommission.co.za
Phone: 27-21-483-9070
Address:
Cape Film Commission
Unit A3, Westlake Square
Westlake Drive,
South Africa
Website: http://capefilmcommission.com/

Commission Incentives

20-25% Rebate
Local Production Company Required

Minimum Spend: R12M; R1.5M (post)
Project Cap: R50M
Minimum Filming Days: Four weeks and 50% of principal photography/ Two weeks and 100% of post-production

Qualified Spend/Bonus
20% all production costs incurred by the applicant on intellectual property and goods owned, or facilities and services provided by South African companies. Where individuals or contractors are paid via an agency, proof of the South African citizenship status of the individual or contractor will be required. Goods and services may be provided outside South Africa as long as the shooting schedule requirements are met.

Bonus:
2.5% for shooting in South Africa and conducting post-production with a Qualifying South African Post-Production Expenditure of R1.5M
5% for shooting in South Africa and conducting post-production with a Qualifying South African Post-Production Expenditure of R3M

Annual Cap: None
Screen Credit: Yes

Productions with QSAPE of R100M or more may have the minimum shooting requirements waived at the discretion of the Adjudication Committee. Applications for production must reach DTI prior to commencement of principal photography.

Co-Productions:
Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, UK.