California Santa Barbara
|Spend||100% of Permit Fees and 50% of CHP or Police costs up to the $2,500 cap.|
Productions qualify by housing crew at hotels in 'Incentives Zones' and booking minimum numbers of room nights over the course of the production.
Minimum nights per type of production are:
Still Photography - 50 Room Nights
Unscripted Television - 50 Room Nights
Commercials - 100 Room Nights
Scripted Television - 100 Room Nights
Feature Film - 200 Room Nights
Incentive Zones include all South Coast areas: Carpinteria, Summerland, Montecito, Santa Barbara and Goleta, and all of Santa Ynez Valley, and Los Alamos.
|Loanout Registration Required||No|
|Annual Funding Caps||$50,000|
|Minimum Spend||50 to 200 Room Nights|
Projects are qualified on a first come, first served basis until funds are exhausted for the year.
Funding is is currently in two separate 'pots' of incentives (South Coast Incentives Zone and Santa Ynez Valley Incentive Zone); each pot provides $25,000 over the course of the fiscal year.
Last updated: 10/19/2016
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