Competitive advantage incentives

Film Production Incentive


This incentive attracts foreign-based film productions to shoot films and TV productions in South Africa and assists local film producers in the production of local content.


Foreign-owned production companies with Qualifying South African Production Expenditure (QSAPE) of R12m+. At least 50% of principal photography must be in South Africa, for a minimum of 4 weeks
South African productions and co-productions with QSAPE of R2.5m+.


Foreign Incentive - a grant of 15% of QSAPE.

Local Incentive - a grant of 35% on the first R6m of QSAPE; thereafter 25% of QSAPE.

Implementing Agency

The Department of Trade & Industry


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Ms. Nelly Molokoane

Tel: +27 (12) 394 1425

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Website: Financial Assistance (Incentives)