Film Commission Information

Commission Representative: Julie Bernard
Email: jbernard@creativebc.com
Phone: (604) 736-7997
Address:
7 West 6th Avenue

Vancouver, BC V5Y 1K2
Canada
Website: http://www.creativebc.com

Commission Incentives

28% Refundable Tax Credit
***Stackable with Canada Federal Tax Incentive (See below)

28% resident ATL
28% resident BTL

Global Minimum Spend: $100K CAD (Episodic TV, episodes that are less than 30 minutes); $200K CAD (Episodic TV, episodes than are 30 minutes or longer); $1M CAD (all other cases)
Project Cap: None
Compensation Cap: None

Bonus:

  • 6% of qualified BC labor pro-rated based on principal photography days shot outside of designated Vancouver area.
  • 6% of qualified BC labor pro-rated based on principal photography days shot within prescribed “distant location” areas of BC.
  • 16% for local digital animation, VFX, and post-production. (Based on BC labour costs directly attributable to these activities)

Annual Cap: None
Sunset Date: None
Screen Credit: Yes
Cultural Test: No

 


Canadian Federal Tax Incentive

16% Refundable Tax Credit
Local Production Company Required

Minimum Spend: $1M CAD (film); $100K CAD (TV)
Project Cap: None
Compensation Cap: None

Qualified Spend/Bonus
Canadian labor expenditures only.

Annual Cap: None
Sunset Date: None