The California Film Commission (CFC) enhances California's status as the leader in motion picture, television and commercial production.


A one-stop office for filmmakers, the Commission supports productions of all sizes and budgets. In addition to managing the Film & Television Tax Credit program, services include an extensive digital location library, free online permitting, low cost use of state properties as shooting locations, and production assistance.


7080 Hollywood Blvd. Suite 900

Hollywood, CA 90028




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California Film Commission




DATE: November 17, 2015
Upcoming Application Window - Nov. 30 - Dec. 6

California Film and TV Tax Credit Program 2.0

Application Window for TV Projects
(Non-transferable tax credit)
Nov. 30 - Dec 6 - Application Window for:
1. Relocating TV Series
2. TV Projects (New TV Series,TV Pilots, MOWs, Mini-series,       Recurring TV series)

Applications are ranked within categories (TV Project vs. other TV Projects; Relocating TV vs. other Relocating TV) based upon their "jobs ratio" score.  

Projects that rank in the top 200% (double the number of projects for which funding is available) will be notified by Dec. 7th to submit Phase II documents.

On-line Application portal will Go Live Monday, November 30th at 8:00 a.m. 
Applicants should begin to prepare their budget and materials early.  You will need a completed and tagged budget in order to fill out the application.
Be sure to carefully read the Budget/Tagging Instructions
so that you can accurately tag your budget.

Jobs Ratio Calculator tool is available to assist you in preparing details for the application.

Finally, applicants should prepare all materials listed in the 
Checklist as you will be required to submit these within three days if your application is selected.
The informational documents listed below are available on the CFC website. It is strongly advised that applicants review each document prior to project budgeting and scheduling.