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Colombian Film Commission
The Colombian Film Commission is a Project of Proimágenes Colombia, supported by the National Government, that promotes the country as a destination for audiovisual production.
What we do
•Guide and inform producers about Law No. 1556.
•Advise producers and directors on Colombian legislation for audiovisual productions.
•Provide a bridge of contact with companies, producers, institutions, and national and regional authorities.
•Facilitate filming authorizations in Colombia, granted by the Film Directorate of the Ministry of Culture, courtesy visas for the cast and crew, and other authorizations from Colombian authorities.
•Create photograph packages of locations that meet the needs of each project.
•Organize site visits and support the scouting process in Colombia.
Through Law 1556, Colombia offers two incentives for the audiovisual sector, the CINA - Transferable Tax Credit and the FFC - Cash Rebate.
Reimbursement of 40% of the expenses in audiovisual services and 20% of the expenditures for logistics services in the country (provided by Colombian individuals or companies).
CINA – Transferable Tax Credit
Tax discount certificate for 35% of the expenses in audiovisual and logistics services in the country (provided by Colombian individuals or companies).
Handbook of Incentives (link).
Negotiation and Use CINA Incentive (link).
Advantages of filming in Colombia
The country offers a variety of landscapes, urban settings and architectural styles from different eras.
EFFECTIVE INCENTIVE SYSTEM
Colombia offers two types of incentives for the audiovisual sector, 40% - 20% Cash Rebate, 35% Tax Rebate (Transferable Tax Credits) and VAT exemption for services rendered in the country and used abroad.
The local professional talent is highly qualified and the national industry offers competitive production costs.
Central geographic location with excellent connections and proximity to many important cities.