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Incentives Scorecard: Jordan’s Visual Splendor, Tax Exemptions Woo Global Productions

From “Lawrence of Arabia” to “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,” Jordan’s visually rich locations have long attracted filmmakers. These include the rock-cut city of Petra, the castle of Quesir Amra and the expansive Wadi Rum desert. Add to these the country’s tax exemptions and film-friendly culture, and you get a safe location for any film set in the Middle East.

Information courtesy of EP Financial Solutions, a production incentive consulting and financial services company.

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