Film in Georgia is the newly launched film industry incentive scheme offering 20% cash rebate of qualified expenses incurred in Georgia and aiming to support the film industry development in Georgia.

Additional rebate of up to 5% is available on the condition that the production includes promotional elements of Georgia, in other words meets the so called “Cultural Test”


Provision of production services with “One Stop Shop” principle is implemented by the Government of Georgia to create a favorable environment for producers and remove bureaucratic obstacles that may occur. Offered services include:

• Location scouting

• Scheduling

• Assistance in procurement of permits

• Coordination & communication with various stakeholders

Eligibility Criteria:

• Open for legal entities registered in Georgia

• Open to applications for  feature film, TV film, TV series or mini-series (pilot episodes are eligible), animation, documentary films, commercial, reality show, music video

• At least 50% of the total production budget should be in place upon application

• Rebateable expenses must be directly related to the filmmaking process

• The rebate of GEL 1,000,000 is approved automatically. Projects requesting higher rebate need special approval of the  Government of Georgia

• If a grant is awarded the subsequent production of scenes shoot in Georgia should be completed within 24months of the decision

• No “Cultural Test” for initial 20% cash rebate