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2007 Applications Available for South Carolina Film Incentives


The South Carolina Film Commission is now accepting applications for new productions. Applications are available for projects beginning prep in SC in December of this year, and filming January 1 through June 30 of 2007.

For more information on how SC incentives may apply to specific projects, to request an application, or to discuss individual productions, please call Film Commissioner Jeff Monks at (803) 737-0492.

The incentive package, subject to availability, offers up to a 30% cash rebate on supplier expenditures and up to a 20% cash rebate on employee wages when at least $1 million is spent in the state. South Carolina also offers sales, use, and accommodations tax exemptions, as well as some location fee-free state properties.

Productions currently filming in SC:

1) Death Sentence by Hyde Park Productions
Directed by James Wan
Starring Kevin Bacon
Richland County

2) Asylum by Hyde Park Productions
Directed by David Ellis
No casting information at this time
York County

3) Army Wives by Touchstone Television
Directed by Ben Younger
With Kim Delaney
Charleston County

4) Patriotville by Two Roads Entertainment
Directed by Talmadge Cooley
With Justin Long and Missi Pyle
Chester and York counties

5) Strangers by Mandate Pictures/Focus Features
Directed by Bryan Bertino
Starring Liv Tyler
Florence County

6) Who's Your Caddy? by Ascendant Pictures
Directed by Don Michael Paul
No casting information at this time
Aiken and Horry counties

For more information, visit www.filmsc.com/incentives.html.