Film & TV Tax Credit Program 3.0

Tax Credit Program 2.0

Independent Film Resources

The California Film Commission offers tutorials to better assist Independent producers interested in applying to Tax Credit Program 3.0. The tutorials below cover indie-specific information on guidelines, deadlines, required documentation, and qualified expenditures. The video tutorials also explore the application portal and information needed to submit an application. Lastly, two tutorials are available on how to accurately tag expenditures using Movie Magic Budget and Showbiz Budgeting programs. 

Tutorials for Independent Applicants

IMPORTANT NOTE:  Video tutorials are being updated at this time to include new requirements under Program 3.0.  To receive up-to-date news and alerts about CFC tax credit program 3.0 informational webinar and application portal tutorial, please sign-up to receive the CFC Production Alert. 

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Tax Credit Orientation

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How to Apply

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How to Tag Your Budget in Movie Magic

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How to Tag Your Budget in Showbiz Budgeting

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