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New Jersey

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

New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission

Steve Gorelick, Executive Director

153 Halsey Street, 5th Floor

Newark, NJ 07101



30-35%% Transferable Tax Credit

Project Criteria





60% of total film production expenses in-state or more than $1M in qualified production expenses

$500K per individual

Qualified Spend

5% on qualified production expenses in the following municipalities: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland,
Gloucester, Mercer, or Salem County

Program Guidelines


June 30, 2023


Additional Considerations

6.37% from each payment to a loan out company or independent contractor

Must commence principal photography within 180 days from the orginial application date or 150 days from the date of application approval

Reality television shows qualify for tax credits only if the production company producing the show has owned or leased a production facility of at least 20,000 sq. ft. for a minimum of 24 months, and has invested at least $3 million in the facility, which must be located in a designated urban enterprise zone

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