Producers seeking a location that blends the traditional with the modern, offers mountains and coastlines, boasts historic structures and contemporary architecture, should consider South Korea, a country with a thriving local film industry, well developed production infrastructure, experienced crews and a wide choice of accommodations and restaurants. In addition, South Korea provides a cash rebate of up to 25% on qualified spend.
The cash rebate is 20% for three minimum shooting days and a minimum spend of 100 million won, the local currency. The dollar equivalent is approximately $88,000.
The rebate rises to 25% if shooting days are 10 or more and the spend is at least 2 billion won, or about $1.77 million. Read more.