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FilmTT: Your production partner

As the country’s Film Commission, FilmTT promotes Trinidad & Tobago as a location to attract all types of productions, and provides services to local and international producers.

Film Commission Services

We manage production incentives, primarily the Production Expenditure Rebate Programme, which offers international producers up to 35% cash back on qualifying services, and 20% cash back for hiring local labour; local producers can receive a flat 35% back on qualifying services, 20% cash back for hiring local labour.

We host an online Production Directory where you can find cast and crew, and a searchable Locations Database.

We arrange entry of equipment, cast and crew into the country for all productions.

We arrange work permits for cast and crew.

We connect international producers to local production companies and fixers to manage production logistics on the ground on their behalf.

We provide production support services for local producers.

For more information on shooting in Trinidad & Tobago, see our Production Guide.

To register a production enquiry, please complete this form, and someone from our office will contact you.

Rebate Programme

What is the Production Expenditure Rebate Programme?
The Production Expenditure Rebate Programme is the primary production incentive for T&T and international productions; qualification for the rebate is based on specific criteria.

For international productions the rebate offers:

  • 12.5% cash back on qualifying expenses for budgets US$100,000 – US$499,999, plus 20% cash back for hiring local labour
  • 15% cash back on qualifying expenses for budgets US$500,000 - $999,999, plus 20% cash back for hiring local labour
  • 35% cash back on qualifying expenses for budgets US$1,000,000 - $8,000,000, plus 20% cash back for hiring local labour

For Trinidad & Tobago producers, the rebate offers:

  • A flat 35% cash back on qualifying expenses for budgets US$15,000 - US$8,000,000, plus 20% for hiring local labour

To find out more check out our Rebate Programme Guide

Production Guide

Trinidad & Tobago is captivating and unforgettable. A place that has rarely been seen on the big or small international screen, the opportunities are endless to present this location as fresh and new to the world.

Join us! Discover Trinidad and Tobago and tell your next story in a location that is unseen and unexpected.

To find out more, check out our Production Guide.