South Africa offers producers unique geography, from sandy deserts to lush jungles — and urban landscapes from gritty to sleek. It has stood in for just about every world region, and its mix of races and nationalities provides extras for any project. Add experienced crews, a favorable exchange rate and aggressive incentives, and you’ve got a production magnet that keeps on pulling.
|20%||Incentive on qualified location shooting expenditures|
|22.5-25%||Cumulative incentive on qualified production and post-production expenditures, per formula|
|$791k||Minimum production spend with at least 50% of principal photography in|
|50%||Rebate on first $396k spent on South African black-owned qualified productions; 25% thereafter; no cap|
Information courtesy of EP Financial Solutions, a production incentive consulting and financial services company.