Public Funds

FUndings

Public Funds

In this section, you will find information on the International Tax Credit (C2I) for foreign productions, local aid funds for French productions

City of Nice

This aid is aimed at production companies with a contract with an experienced scriptwriter or writer-director with a minimum of one feature film distributed in cinemas and broadcast on a national channel and/or one feature film (TV film or series) broadcast on a national channel.
and/or a feature-length audiovisual work (television film or series) broadcast on a national channel.

The amount of the fund is €40,000.

One commission per year. Application dates: www.tourner-a-nice.fr

Contact: directionducinema@ville-nice.fr

Le Conseil Départemental des Alpes-Maritimes

On the basis of one session per year, the Alpes-Maritimes Departmental Council participates in the production of fiction, animation and documentary works intended for theatrical release, as well as fiction or animation works (short, long and single series) intended for initial broadcast on French television.

In partnership with the CNC, on the basis of the €1 for €2 rule, the Alpes-Maritimes Departmental Council and the Southern Region support the creation and production of cinematographic and audiovisual works.

The amount of the fund is 330 000€.

Application for registration between February and March

Contact: cinema@departement06.fr

La Région Sud

The Southern Region is the second territory in France hosting the most film shoots!

On the basis of 1 to 3 sessions per year, it participates in the writing, development and production of all types of works: short fiction films, feature-length fiction films, television dramas, documentaries, animation, new media and grouped projects thanks to its “Carte blanche aux artistes” selection system.

In partnership with the CNC, on the basis of the €1 for €2 rule, the Alpes-Maritimes Departmental Council and the Southern Region support the creation and production of cinematographic and audiovisual works.

Contact: crf@maregionsud.fr

Tax Rebate for International Productions (TRIP)

It concerns cinematographic or audiovisual works (units or series) of fiction or animation whose production is initiated by a foreign company and all or part of whose production takes place in France.
The rate of credit granted is 30% of the eligible expenses of the film in France. The maximum amount of credit granted per project is €30 million.
New: Since 1 January 2020, a bonus rate of 40% is applicable to works of fiction with strong visual effects whose French expenditure on the digital manufacture of visual effects exceeds €2,000,000.

Applications for provisional accreditation should be submitted to: The Tax Rebate for International Productions (TRIP) | CNC.

Film France assists the foreign producer and the French executive producer in all phases of the implementation of the tax credit and assesses the applications for approval.

Contact: carl.thierry@cnc.fr

Examples de projets soutenus