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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).

Film France is supported by: logoCNC
Member of: logoEUFCN
Member of: logoAFCI
Member of: logoAFCNet
Principal partners: logoBellefaye
France Production Guide 2013-2014

For trouble-free shooting anywhere in France. Useful information and addresses. 
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Film permit information
Employing staff
Tax law
Weather statistics
Catering and Accomodation
Regional contacts

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space 0: Contents
space 1: France in pictures
space 2: France: A general view
spaceFrance, fast facts
spaceTravel & transports
spaceTransport of equipment
spacePower and Telecommunications
spaceGeography and Climate
space 3: Production in France & Film France
spaceProduction: the French ecosystem
spaceFrance and the newtwork of local film commissions
space 4: Locations
spaceLocation scouting
spaceShooting permits
space 5: Shooting sets
space 6: Law and regulations in France
spaceShooting in France
spaceCustoms and entry on the Territory
spaceEmploying Staff
spaceTax Law
spaceCopyright and public image
space 7: Lexicon
space 8: Index