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MOTION PICTURE INCENTIVE PROGRAM

A 20% or 25% post-performance incentive is available to projects that will spend a minimum of $500,000 in Utah.

MOTION PICTURE INCENTIVE PROGRAM

The purpose of the Motion Picture Incentive Program (MPIP) is to encourage the use of Utah as a site for film production. Utah’s crew, vendors, cast, natural scenic wonders and diverse topography provide a variety of magnificent settings from which the film industry can choose to shoot a production. Please review program options, application due dates, and FAQs.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
  •  MPIP application must be completed and accepted PRIOR to the start of principal photography
  • $500,000 minimum of qualified spend in Utah
  • Demonstrate the Utah production budget is 100% financed
  • Submit a distribution plan
  • Show a Utah Film Commission screen credit
  • Supply five (5) production film stills
  • Grant access to ATL interviews and/or BTS footage
    • The production will produce the footage and deliver it to the UFC or the UFC will be allowed on set to produce BTS footage and conduct ATL interviews
  • Deliver an independent review from a licensed Utah CPA utilizing the  agreed-upon procedures

ATL= above the line, BTS = behind the scenes

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
  • Complete script or treatment
  • Total production budget
  • Utah production budget (qualified dollars left in the state)
  • Proof of financing documentation
    • Completion bond
    • SAG bond
    • Payroll statement
    • Bank statement
    • In studio financing letter or agreement
  • Request for protected record status
SUBMIT AN APPLICATION

To submit a MPIP application, you will require access to the application portal. Contact the Utah Film Commission at 800-453-8824 and speak with a team member about your project.

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