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Maryland

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

Legislation

SB 1154

Maryland Film Office

Jack Gerbes, Director

401 East Pratt Street, 14th Floor

Baltimore, MD 21202

410.767.6343

film.info@maryland.gov

www.marylandfilm.org

Incentive

25-27% Refundable Tax Credit

Project Criteria

25-27%

25-27%

25-27%

25-27%

$250K

$10M

$500K

50% of principal photography

Qualified Spend

25% of authorized direct costs. Direct costs include total costs incurred in the state of Maryland that are necessary to carry out production activity.

Authorized Direct Costs

2% for qualified TV series, including pilots or miniseries

Program Guidelines

$11M (FY 2020); $14M (FY 2021); $17M (FY 2022)

None

Yes

Yes

Additional Considerations

No

Program is administered on a first-come, first-served basis. However, priority given to returning episodic series.

Application must be approved before filming begins.