Eligible Production Types
- Feature Films
- Scripted Television
- Reality Television
- Video Games
- Talk Shows
- Game Shows
- Live Events
Location Production Needs
15-40% Refundable Tax Credit/Rebate or Grant
$250K (tax credit); None (grant)
First $1M counts as qualifying spend
50% on principal photography
15% of qualified expenditures. Qualified expenditures include goods and services leased and purchased in Virginia in connection with an eligible production filmed in Virginia.
$6.5M (tax credit); $3M (grant)
January 1, 2027
Production must be fully funded with a multi-market distribution contract.
Applications must be approved before start of principal photography.
Must go into pre-production within 90 days of approval.