sub_image

National Incentives

Korean Film Council(KOFIC) Location Incentive : UP TO 25% CASH REBATE

Up to 25% Cash Rebate on Costs
KOFIC offers up to 25% cash rebate on foreign audio-visual works production expenditures incurred for goods and services in Korea. The grant amount shall be determined by taking into account the remaining grant program budget on the date of the application.
Eligible Works
Feature films, television series and documentaries produced by a foreign production company, in which the allocation of foreign capital in the production cost exceeds 80%. Eligible works must satisfy the following requirements:

20~25% Cash Rebate on eligible cost

- 25% : Shoot more than 10 days and spend more than 2 billion KRW (approx. 2 million USD) in Korea
- 20% : Shoot more than 3 days and spend 100 million ~2 billion KRW (approx. 100K~2million USD) in Korea

Must receive approval from KOFIC, who shall evaluate the following requirements:

(1) the degree to which the work promotes tourism(“tourism expansion”);
(2) the degree to which the work contributes to Korean film industry(“quantitative contribution”);
(3) the extent to which the foreign producer participates in the production of the work(“foreign engagement”)

Eligible Applications
Any corporation organized and registered as a business in Korea

As of 2016, our incentive program is now open to TV shows, documentaries and on-line streaming audio-visual works as well. Any project spending more than 100 million KRW(approx. 100K USD) is eligible to apply. Experience KOFIC’s incentive program!

For more details visit www.koreanfilm.or.kr

Regional Incentives

Seoul Film Commission – UP to 30% CASH REBATE

Production Cost Support
Production Cost Support provides a cash rebate of up to 30% or 100 million KRW(approx. 100K USD) of the production costs of international or internationally co-produced projects(Feature films, documentaries, TV programs or web series) shot in Seoul with a minimum of 4 shooting days in Seoul and 60 minutes running time. A signed distribution contract or pre-sales agreement for the project to be provided.

For more details, visit http://english.seoulfc.or.kr

Incheon Film Commission

Commercial Films and TV Dramas
Sequence-specific support for production provides 30 million KRW(approx. 30K USD) per sequence up to 300 million KRW(approx. 300K USD) to a project that can link one of its important sequences with Incheon and film in Incheon.
Incheon Stay
Support to cover the expenses for a maximum of 15 days of the creator’s stay in Incheon(Incl. accommodations, meals, transportation, purchase of materials, etc.) up to 2 million KRW(approx. 2K USD) per project.

For more details, visit www.ifc.or.kr/en/

Gangwon Film Commission

Returns up to 50 million KRW(approx. 50K USD) spent locally.

Feature films and TV series with the production budget of more than 500 million KRW(approx. 500K USD)
 • Shoot between 5 days and 14 days in Gangwon : 10% rebate
 • Shoot more than 15 days in Gangwon : 15% rebate
Low budget films with the production cost between 70 million KRW(approx. 70K USD) and 500 million KRW(approx. 500K USD)
 • Shoot 10 ~ 14 days : The grant of 10 million KRW(approx. 10K USD)
 • Shoot more than 15 days : The grant of 15 million KRW(approx. 15K USD)

For more details, visit www.gwfilm.kr

Cheongju Film Commission

Returns up to 50% spent locally, providing up to 50 million KRW (approx. 50K USD)
  • Shoot more than 5 days in Cheongju : Up to 20 million KRW(approx. 20K USD)
  • Shoot more than 10 days in Cheongju : Up to 50 million KRW(approx. 50K USD)

Chungnam Film Commission

Returns up to 30% spent locally, providing up to 50 million KRW (approx. 50K USD)
  • Shoot 2 ~ 4 days in Chungnam : Up to 15 million KRW(approx. 15K USD)
  • Shoot more than 5 days in Chungnam : Up to 50 million KRW(approx. 50K USD)

For more details, visit www.cnfc.kr

Daejeon Film Commission

Returns up to 30% spent locally, providing up to 100 million KRW (approx. 100K USD) for feature films and TV series with a minimum of 7 shooting days in Daejeon
  • 30% rebate : A project with distribution contract or pre-sale agreement
  • 20% rebate : A project without distribution contract or pre-sale agreement

For more details, visit www.djfc.kr

Jeju Film Commission

Location Incentive
Returns up to 30% spent locally, providing up to 50 million KRW (approx. 50K USD) to overseas feature films and TV shows on the condition of shooting for more than 5 days in Jeju and over 10 million KRW(approx. 10K USD) expenses incurred within Jeju
Screenplay Development Support
JejuFC reimburses accommodation costs equivalent to 100K KRW(approx. 100USD) per day(130K KRW for 2 people, 150K KRW for 3 people) to directors, producers or writers developing a project in Jeju up to 3 people for maximum 30 nights.

For more details, visit www.jejufc.kr