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Kansas City

Eligible Production Types

  • Feature Films
  • Scripted Television
  • Reality Television
  • Documentaries
  • Animation
  • Video Games
  • Webisodes
  • Talk Shows
  • Game Shows
  • Live Events
  • Commercials

Location Production Needs

  • Rural
  • Suburban
  • Snow
  • Tropical
  • Beaches/Ocean
  • Mountains
  • Lakes/Rivers
  • Deserts
  • Forests
  • City

KC + Media Office

Steph Scupham, Film and Media Manager

1321 Baltimore Ave.

Kansas City, MO 64105



4-10% Rebate

Project Criteria

$100K (film); $100K (TV series); $50K (TV per episode); $50K (national commercial); $25K (regional commercial); $10K (short film/music video)


Qualified Spend

25% of the project must be filmed in Kansas City.

0.5% if one or more are met:

  • Set entirely in Kansas City
  • Filmed entirely in Kansas City
  • The project has a strong creative connection with Kansas City music, dance, visual art, fine art

0.5% for one or more testimonial videos on two or more of the following topics:

  • City of Kansas City
  • Experience filming in Kansas City
  • Locations
  • Crew
  • Talent/Cast
  • Amenities - hotel, restaurants, night life, art scene, etc
Program Guidelines


Additional Considerations

Cast, director, key department head, or producer must give a panel, seminar, talk, or other learning and outreach opportunity to emerging artists or young people who are interested in the industry.