Local Incentives

KCMO Film Development Program
Local Film Rebate Incentive

FIRST COME, FIRST CONSIDERED BASIS; AS FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE

  • KCMO fiscal year begins in April and ends in the following May 
  • No per-project cap
  • Rebate: Tier One 3.5%, Tier Two 7%, two optional bonuses at 0.25% each
  • Application Fee: $50.00

ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY

Before applying to the KCMO Film Development Program, consider whether your project is eligible. The following types of productions do NOT qualify for the program:

 

  • News or current events programming
  • Talk shows
  • Sports event or sports programs
  • Gala presentation or award shows
  • Infomercials or any productions that directly solicit funds
  • Political ads
  • Projects that are considered obscene (ratings above “R” or “TV-MA”)

 

Further eligibility information and program details are found in the overall instructions document.

REBATE PROGRAM PAPERWORK

Please click the links below to download official paperwork. Files will open in a new browser tab or window and can be downloaded once opened.

 

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