Georgia Tax Incentive

The Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office offers Georgia production incentives up to 30 percent of your Georgia production expenditures in transferable tax credits.

The program is available for qualifying projects, including feature films, television series, commercials, music videos, animation and game development.

Georgia Tax Incentive Highlights:

  •  20 percent base transferable tax credit
  • 10 percent Georgia Entertainment Promotion with inclusion of Georgia logo on approved projects
  • $500,000 minimum spent to qualify
  • No limits or caps on Georgia spend, no sunset clause
  • Both resident and non-resident workers’ payrolls and FICA, SUI, FUI qualify
  • No salary cap on individuals paid by 1099, personal service contract or loan out
  • Travel and insurance qualify if purchased through a Georgia agency or company
  • Original music scoring for projects produced in Georgia qualify
  • Post production of filmed-in-Georgia movies and television projects qualify

For more information on Georgia’s tax incentives see Georgia Entertainment Incentive and Application’s page and the Georgia Tax Incentives Brochure.

Savannah Entertainment Production Incentives

In addition, the Savannah Regional Film Commission offers the Savannah Entertainment Production Incentives that includes two distinct incentives:

  • Cash rebates for feature films and televisions series for qualified productions.
  • Relocation expenses reimbursement of up to $2,000 per household for qualified moving expenses for qualified applicants.

The Savannah Entertainment Production Incentives is managed by the Savannah Economic Development Authority.

To download specific guidelines, download:

Savannah Film and Television Incentive Guidelines effective January 2019

Applications for the incentives may be downloaded here:
Savannah Entertainment Incentive Application
Savannah Entertainment Production Crew Relocation Application

For questions on the Savannah Entertainment Production Incentives, please contact Beth Nelson at 912-655-4153 or