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- FILM PERMIT
An applicant that wants to film in Fiji needs to apply to Film Fiji for a film permit. The application must include, amongst others, the Application for Filming Permit Form, a brief summary of the project, passport details of cast & crew, flight itinerary and list of filming equipment, and the estimated budget.
2. FILM TAX REBATE
To access the Film Tax Rebate, the Applicant has to write a letter of application to Film Fiji giving information required by Rule 8 and Schedule 1 of the Film Tax Rebate Rules 2004.
Once the Film is completed, the Film Company applies to Film Fiji for a Final Certificate, which includes a set of Audited Accounts.
3. F1/F2 INCENTIVE
An Applicant must apply to Film Fiji for a Provisional Certificate stating that a proposed Audio Visual Production (AVP) will, when complete, be a qualifying AVP.
An Application Form must be filled out and will include an Application Fee, Script or Synopsis, Budget in FJD, Completion Bond Certificate etc.
3.1 F1/F2 APPLICATION FOR FINAL CERTIFICATE
Within 6 months of the end of the AVP, the applicant should apply for a Final Certificate.
An Application Form for a Final Certificate must be filled out and will include an Application Fee, Detailed Expenditure Report, Independent Audit Report, Documents showing compliance with the Provisional Certificate, Shooting Script, DVDs of the completed production with the final end credits, Broadcast Masters, Copy of Press Kit, Full Cast & Crew List and addresses etc.
4. STUDIO CITY ZONE AND AUDIO VISUAL OPERATING LICENSE (AVOL)
The tax incentive available to a licensed resident of the zone is a 100 percent corporate tax holiday for up to 10 years. Every intending resident must obtain a license first prior to setting up within the zone.
5. FILM FIJI ACT
Film Fiji is a government statutory body whose core task is to promote and develop the audio visual industry in Fiji. The legislation defining its scope and functions is the Film Fiji Act (2002).