Production Incentives Database

Tennessee The Memphis and Shelby County

Incentive Type Cash Incentive/Premium Cash Incentive/In-kind Incentive
Spend 30%
Above the Line Residents 30%
Above the Line Nonresidents N/A
Below the Line Residents 30%
Below the Line Nonresidents N/A
Project Criteria a minimum $30,000 spend in Memphis is required, and a maximum $50,000 spend can be incentivized. At least 70 percent of the production's vendors, principal cast, and crew must be city residents and at least 70 percent of the production must be shot within Memphis city limits
Loanout Registration Required No
Loanout Withholding No
Annual Funding Caps 40,000
Project Caps 15000
Minimum Spend 30,000
Sunset Date None
Getting Started
Contact Film office before County spending
Screen Credit Required
Company Registration
Sales Use Tax Relief
Hotel Occupancy Tax Relief
Local Vendors Qualify
Outside Vendors Qualify
Claiming Incentive
Required documentation must be submitted to Commission within an Effective Date. Contact the Film office for more details
Additional Information

Last updated: 11/21/2018

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