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Incentives Scorecard: United Arab Emirates Has Unique Landscapes, Offers Possible 30% Rebate

Abu Dhabi, capital city of the United Arab Emirates and the largest of its seven members, offers filmmakers sunny skies, sandy landscapes, unique steel-and-glass skyscrapers, luxurious mega-malls and the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque with its immense Persian carpet — not to mention a possible 30% rebate.

Incentives
30% Rebate for a one-day-minimum shoot
$200k Minimum qualified spend for film production
$50k Minimum qualified spend for TV production
$5m Project cap for film production
$1m Project cap for TV production
$70k Minimum qualified spend for film post-production
$10k Minimum qualified spend for TV post-production
$250k Project cap for film post-production
$150k Project cap for TV post-production

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

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