With its long Mediterranean coastline and temperate seasonal climates, Italy offers multiple advantages for filmmakers. They’re also drawn to the country by its plethora of historical and picturesque cities (Rome, Venice, Naples, Milan), its classic countryside vistas (Tuscany, the Dolomites, Sicily) and, last but not least, the nation’s 30% tax credit.
That credit has a ceiling of 20 million euros, or about $22.6 million, per company. The tax credit is based on production expenses incurred in Italy. Italian eligible production costs cannot exceed 75% of a project’s total budget. Read more.