The scoop: Locations, locations, locations. Plus assistance from the Vienna Film Fund -- E8 million ($10.7 million) distributed annually to films with Austrian co-producers -- and the Austrian film…
The scoop: It's cheap, has internationally experienced crews plus big studios and is loaded with landscapes.
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A list of available tax credits and facilities for the following countries: Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Ireland, Malta, Romania, South Africa, U.K.
Distributes S9.5 million ($11.7 million) annually to Austrian films and co-productions; excludes TV films.
Foreign filmmakers can tap the VAT refund, which can equal as much as 19% and take advantage of no fringe payments (payroll taxes, insurance, social security taxes, etc.) on crews and actors.
No film production incentives; film companies lobbying for value-added tax return.