Film Commission Information

Commission Representative: Ludmila Claussova
Email: ludmila@filmcommission.cz
Phone: 420 728 132 026
Address:
State Cinematography Fund

Dukelskych Hrdinu 47, Praha 7 170 00
Czech
Website: http://www.filmcommission.cz

Commission Incentives

20% Rebate
Local Production Company Required

Minimum Spend:
Feature, animation and TV films (at least 70 minutes runtime) CZK 15m
Documentary films (> 70 minutes) CZK 2m
Fictional TV series (> 30 minutes per episode) CZK 8m per episode
Animated series (> 5 minutes per episode) CZK 1m per episode

Project Cap: 80% of total budget

Qualified Spend/Bonus
Czech goods and services provided by and paid to companies or individuals registered to pay income tax in the Czech Republic are eligible for a rebate of 20%.
Payments to foreign cast and crew who pay withholding tax in the Czech Republic are eligible for a rebate of 66% on the withholding tax.

Above-the-line
Below-the-line
Equipment
Post
Travel and Shipping  – when paid through a local company
Hotel
Insurance
Legal Fees
Food/Catering/Entertainment

Annual Cap: CZK 800M
Sunset Date: None
Screen Credit: Yes
CPA Audit: Yes
Cultural Test: Yes

Registration (passing cultural test) valid for 4 years.

Application for the allocation of rebate only with the registration certificate. The timing of the application is important: at least 10 shooting days must have been completed within 4 months after the application is filed (for a Eurimage/Creative Europe-Media project, the deadline is 9 months) and the latest that it may be filed is on the 10th day of shooting in the Czech Republic.

Applicants must submit the project’s budget and estimate of eligible spend, the shooting schedule for Czech locations.