'PRODUCTION SERVICES' Tax Credits

  • Stable, reliable & financeable through CFC
  • 100% refundable - no brokering required

'PRODUCTION SERVICES' Tax Credits

  • No annual funding caps
  • No caps per Production
  • No salary caps
  • No sunset clauses or expiry dates

'PRODUCTION SERVICES' Tax Credits

  • No 'minimum spend in Canada' test
  • No Canadian filming/shooting days required
    -Both 'Post-Production-only'&'VFX-only' costs are eligible

'PRODUCTION SERVICES' Tax Credits

  • No Canadian 'cultural' tests
  • Non-Canadian entity can hold copyright

Canadian Content tax credits

  • Stable, reliable and bankable
  • 100% refundable - no brokering required

Creative BC is excited to announce that Sandi Richter Cooper will be appointed as BC Film Commissioner and Director of Production Services effective May 1, 2017.

Sandi brings a wealth of experience to this position from roles in Canada and the United States.

Please see full story here:

http://www.creativebc.com/2017/03/29/creative-bc-announces-sandi-richter-cooper-as-next-bc-film-commissioner-and-director-of-production-services
Posted: 4/5/2017 7:41:02 PM by | with 0 comments
On the heels of Toronto’s record 2.01 billion film and television production spend announcement, Mayor John Tory is heading to India and Sri Lanka on a trade mission.

The purpose of the mission is to promote Toronto as an ideal location for companies to do business, including the production of film and television projects.

This trip is scheduled to begin March 15, 2017.

Click here for full story.

Posted: 3/15/2017 2:09:59 PM by | with 0 comments
After reviewing public commentary and input, the Canadian Audio Visual Certification Office (CAVCO) released two new Public Notices:

  • Public Notice 2017-02 updates the definitions of ineligible genres for the purpose of the federal film or video tax credit programs
  • Public Notice 2017-03 updates the definition of “advertising” for the purpose of the federal film or video tax credit programs

View the Public Notices here
Posted: 3/8/2017 12:28:31 PM by | with 0 comments
Alberta Looking to Join British Columbia and Ontario as Production Hub

Alberta film industry could be poised to become North American production hub, but changes to tax incentives needed

Full Story Here.
Posted: 3/3/2017 8:05:22 PM by | with 0 comments
Today, Mayor John Tory held a press conference to announce that in 2016 over $ 2 billion dollars was spent on production here in Toronto. This is a significant increase from the $ 1.5 billion posted for 2015.

Click here for full story.
Posted: 2/27/2017 12:35:23 PM by | with 0 comments