Going back to the sweeping mountain vistas of 1965’s The Sound of Music and the pulse-racing action sequences of 1991’s Point Break, Austria has long been a favored destination for international production. The small, landlocked country boasts medieval villages, fairy tale castles, and the historic city of Vienna, which ruled over various permutations of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and is home to some of the most monumental structures and gardens in Europe. On the production side, Austria offers a deep pool of local talent and a grant of up to 25% on local spend.
Overall, Austria’s grant ranges from 20% to 25%. The minimum eligible spend in the country is €400K (approximately $447,000), and minimum total production costs are pegged at €4 million (approximately $4.47 million). Read more.