Film Commission Information

Commission Representative: Chelsea Ruby
Email: chelsea.a.rudy@wv.gov
Phone: (304) 558-2200
Address:
90 MacCorkle Ave., SW

South Charleston, WV 25303
USA
Website: http://www.wvfilm.com/

Commission Incentives

27-31% Transferable Tax Credit

ATL: 27%
BTL: 27%
Minimum Spend: $25K
Project Cap: None
Compensation Cap: None
Minimum Filming Days: None

Qualified Spend/Bonus
All qualified spend must be in-state. Labor (resident and non-resident)
Select Fringes
Workers Comp/Handling Fees
Equipment
Post
Travel (in-state and out-of-state)
Shipping (in-state and out-of-state)
Hotel
Completion Bond
Insurance
Legal Fees
Working Meals
Bonus:
4% of total spend if 10 or more WV residents working as full-time employees or apprentices.

Annual Cap: $5M
Sunset Date: None
Screen Credit: Yes
CPA Audit: Yes
Carry Forward: 2 Years

Loan-out Registration: Yes
Once an application is approved to participate in the program, the applicant has 120 days to begin principal photography. This incentive program is administered on a first-come, first- served basis.