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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).
 

 
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Filming in France

Network of 41 film commissions
  For all your filming projects (shorts, features, television, advertising, documentaries), each local film commission (also known as a film office), which is a member of the network of the National Film Commission France, provides free assistance.
 

Search for Locations
  Film France's database contains more than 18000 locations. You can search the database and store the results in online portfolios.
 

Suggest a location (In French)
  You have a property in France and you want to suggest it as a location.
 

Line Producers
  Find the best –suited production services for your project in France.
 

France Production Guide (online and downloadable)
  For trouble-free shooting anywhere in France.
- Essential information and contacts.
- Film permit information
- Technical services
- Customs
- Employing staff
- Tax law
 

The Chinese Zone
  For Chinese producers.
 

The Sangam Zone

  For Indian producers.
 

Recenty filmed in France

  List of major international production recently filmed in France.
 
 
Finance

Tax rebate
  In December 2008, the French Parliament enacted a law creating a new credit for foreign productions shot in France. The law is designed to promote actual film production as well as post-production services of movies whose “dramatic content” has links with the “culture, heritage or territory of France”, to quote the text of the law.
 


The Incentives Guide
  - All information about the Tax Rebate for international production (eligible companies, eligibles productions and expenses, application process, the cultural test)
- Feature film : how to make an official co-production (qualifying for the French system, available funding)
- Tv Dramas, serrices, animation, documentaries : co-producing with France
- Other Grands for film and TV (Cinema du Monde, the local subsidies)
- How to meet French Producers
 
 
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Le CineDIco
  CineDico is a multi-lingual lexicon on the theme of cinematographic and audiovisual techniques - a French, English, Spanish and German internet dictionary. With the support of the CNC, Film France and the Ile de France Film Commission.
 

Press & Logo
  Press, reviews and Film France logos.