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For film makers-
Located in the lower State of Texas, those choosing to film in our area of the Rio Grande Valley will benefit from both state and local incentives.
In order to qualify for production incentives, a minimum of 60% of the moving image must be filmed in Texas.
Tax exemptions1. On Sales Tax for rented or purchased items used during production
2. Refunds 6% of State Occupancy Tax when hotels are rented for at least 30 consecutive days
3. On Fuel Tax when fuel is used off-road
4. Federal exemptions
For more information on any of the above can be found on Governor Rick Perry’s website, http://www.governor.state.tx.us/film.
Opportunities to film not only throughout the Rio Grande Valley but also in towns across the border, such as Reynosa and Progreso.
The RGV film commission includes all of Hidalgo, Willacy, Starr and Cameron Counties to serve for your filming location.
-Information on upcoming events and film projects
-A voice in statewide advocacy concerns
-Information on industry trends and happenings
-Exposure to film producers looking for talent and crew
-Listing in the online RGV production directory
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