Where Will They Help You With $$$ For Your Film In The USA?

Entertainment Partners publishes a regular newsletter on the state of the film tax incentives both here and abroad.  If you don't get it, you should.  But if you don't, this super helpful grid was included in the last newsletter:

State by State Funds Available
as of October 1, 2012

 

Alabama $15,000,000 through September 30, 2013
Alaska $22,000,000 available through June 30, 2013
Arkansas Funds are available, check with the film office for details
California No funds available through June 30, 2013
Colorado $3,500,000 available through June 30, 2013
Connecticut No cap
District of Columbia Program is not funded
Florida Funds are available, check with the film office for queue details
Georgia No cap
Hawaii No cap
Illinois No cap
Kansas $1,800,000 available through December 31, 2012
Kentucky No cap
Louisiana No cap
Maine No cap
Maryland No funds available through June 30, 2013
Massachusetts No cap
Michigan $58,000,000 available through September 30, 2013
Minnesota $42,442 available through June 30, 2013
Mississippi $18,800,000 available through June 30, 2013
Missouri $4,500,000 available through December 31, 2012
Montana No cap for the tax credit program; $850,000 available for the grant program through June 30, 2013
New Jersey No funds available through June 30, 2013
New Mexico Funds are available, check with the film office for details
New York Funds are available, check with the film office for details
North Carolina No cap
Ohio $19,000,000 available through June 30, 2013
Oklahoma No funds available through June 30, 2014
Oregon No funds available through June 30, 2013
Pennsylvania No funds available through June 30, 2013
Puerto Rico $38,000,000 available through June 30, 2013
Rhode Island $12,000,000 available through December 31, 2012
South Carolina $11,000,000 available through June 30, 2013
Tennessee $1,200,000 available through June 30, 2013
Texas Funds are available, check with the film office for details
Utah No funds available for the rebate; $11,400,000 available for the tax credit program through June 30, 2013
Virginia Funds are available, check with the film office for details
Washington No funds available through December 31, 2012; $3,500,000 becomes available on January 1, 2013
West Virginia $9,000,000 available through June 30, 2013
Wisconsin $500,000 available through June 30, 2013
Wyoming $1,800,000 available through June 30, 2013

 

Of course you still have to follow the proper procedures, and the incentives vary from state by state, but it is helpful to know where the money is.