Incentives Scorecard: U.K. a Leading Global Production Hub

The U.K. is one of the world’s foremost production hubs, even rivaling California. This results from the country’s rich theater, film and television traditions; stunning northern vistas; world-class studios such as Pinewood and Shepperton; a wealth of skilled above- and below-the-line talent; and, perhaps most of all, from generous public subsidies: Qualifying productions can receive a hefty 25% cash rebate.

0 Limits on budget levels of qualifying film productions
$1.46m Minimum expenditure per broadcast hour for scripted TV productions
0 Cap on amount that can be claimed
10% Minimum percentage of costs that must be spent on qualifying U.K. expenditures

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

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