LocationEXPONews | November 2018
November 2018

Jordan Your Next Filming Destination


The Royal Film Commission - Jordan launched its new film incentive program in January 2018. Eligible productions filming in Jordan can benefit from a 10% to 20% cash rebate on all qualified expenses incurred within Jordan. The cash rebate comes in addition to Jordan's tax exemption system, provided all requirements are met. Productions filmed in Jordan include Aladdin, The Martian, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, and others.


PicPortugal: New Cash Rebate System


Portugal created one of the most competitive incentive systems in Europe: a cash rebate of up to 30%, funded by the Tourism Board, applicable to film and TV with the minimum QPPE of 500.000,00 € (around $600.000,00) for fiction and animation and 250.000,00 € (around $300.000,00) for documentaries.

Almost 300 days of sunshine per year; every imaginable scenario in short distances; skilled talent available at competitive rates; and coproduction treaties with more than 50 countries, are just some of the reasons to PicPortugal.


Calgary: Dramatically More Of Everything For So Much Less


For film and TV productions, Calgary offers captivating cinematic landscapes and an economic equation that settles the deal. You get dramatically more for less – a 75-cent dollar, more financial incentives and a film-friendly city. Add award-winning crews, top-of-the line sound stages at the Calgary Film Centre, and southern Alberta is a choice location. In the last 15 years, we've produced more Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe wins than anywhere in Canada, including The Revenant and TV's Fargo.


More Than OK: Stability And Success For Film In Oklahoma


From the 1920's silent film “The Daughter of Dawn” to current successes such as “I Can Only Imagine” and “Wildlife”, Oklahoma has long been the backdrop for films of all genres. Rolling prairies, lush forests, sandy deserts and cascading waterfalls are but a few of the state's stunning, diverse landscapes spread among 12-differen eco-regions. Oklahoma offers filmmakers a cash rebate of 35-37% on qualified spend making it one of the most competitive film incentives in the United States.


Castilla-La Mancha, In The Heart Of Spain

Castilla-La Mancha

Castilla-La Mancha has been chosen by a wide range of film directors to develop their projects: from Orson Welles to Roman Polanski. It's territory surrounds Madrid from northeast to south so the production companies that are constantly looking for new, accessible and fresh locations put their sight to this land. That's why the projects like Terry Gilliam's The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, Tim Miller's Terminator 6 and Asghar Farhadi's Everybody Knows, shot in several locations of the region.


Realize Your Film In Big Bend

Brewster County - Big Bend

What does the Big Bend have to offer YOU, the filmmaker? With immense vistas, rugged beauty, and stunning sunsets, the Big Bend offers you a remarkable backdrop for filming. Big Bend provides the filmmaker a one of a kind, experience found nowhere else. Come join the ranks of Fandango, Streets of Laredo, Boyhood, and even student films, such as Pietro Ciccone's Not My Father's Son. See YOU in Big Bend!


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