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Ohio Incentives

From diverse landscapes to a solid crew base and low cost of living, Ohio offers a vast range of opportunities for your next production. The Ohio Motion Picture Tax Credit provides a refundable credit of 30 percent on production cast and crew wages plus other eligible in-state spending.

To be considered, eligible productions must spend a minimum of $300,000 per project in the state of Ohio.

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Production types may include:

  • Commercial
  • Digital Media
  • Documentary
  • Feature Film
  • Interactive Game
  • Interactive Television
  • Interactive Website
  • Interstitial Television Programming
  • Long-Form Specials
  • Mini-Series
  • Music Video
  • Pilot
  • Series
  • Sound Recording
  • Trailer
  • Video
  • Video Game
  • Video Teaser/Demo

Completed application packet must include:

  • Signed application form
  • Production budget
  • Shooting script and/or script synopsis
  • Documentation of financial ability to undertake and complete the project
  • Trade secret information summary and justification (if applicable)


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