Qualifying Features, Television Movies, Episodes, and Pilots are eligible for a refund of all qualifing city fees and all local payroll taxes.*
For projects with budgets less than $3 million, 55% of principal photography must take place in San Francisco to qualify.**
For projects with budgets of $3 million or more, 65% of principal photography must take place in San Francisco to qualify.**
Please visit our website for the application and guidelines to the "Scene in San Francisco Rebate Program."
*The total dollar amount eligible for a rebate may not exceed $600,000.
**Days filmed on a soundstage or other equivalent in San Francisco, Alameda, Marin or San Mateo counties qualify towards days filmed in San Francisco. However, your production office must be located in the City and County of San Francisco.