Film France, a state-funding agency (supported by the CNC) in charge of promoting France, is the
first stop for foreign production companies and individuals preparing
to film in France.
A network of 41 local film commissions throughout the country offers free information on locations, crews, labour rates and facilities.
Film France provides assistance with contacting appropriate agencies regarding immigration/work permits and filming permits, as well as information regarding labour rates, studio facilities, post-production facilities and suppliers. Nowhere else in Europe will you find such a large diversity of locations combined with a highly skilled workforce.
Film France also provides information about coproduction opportunities in France and assists foreign producer who want to apply for the TRIP (Tax Rebate for International Production).