Franky Films provides comprehensive turnkey production services and solutions through all phases of film production for both domestic and international production houses. They bring together artistic talent, technical experience, and financial and legal resources in order to facilitate the film production process. They have access to high-quality studios and post-production facilities, crew, locations and equipment. Finally, they have good working relationships with the Canadian unions and guilds, and profit from the federal and provincial tax credits.
The Benefits of Service Providing in Montreal, QC, Canada
PROVINCIAL TAX PROGRAM
20% All-spend production costs including qualified labor and the cost of qualified properties and services*
16% Labor-based computer-aided special effects and animation & Shooting of scenes in front of a chroma-key screen activities*
MINIMUM PRODUCTION COSTS REQUIREMENT
The minimum production costs requirement is $250,000 or more:
CATEGORIES OF ELIGIBLE PRODUCTION (Features & Series)
Eligible films or documentaries include virtual reality (VR) or augmented reality (AR) productions. A VR or AR production offered for free, without being deemed advertising, is eligible to the tax credit for film production services if it is an original production or an extension or supplement to another production that aims to provide additional information or entertainment for the main production.
SODEC manages the two-stage administrative procedure
FEDERAL TAX CREDIT PROGRAM
The refundable federal tax credit for film production services is designed to stimulate job creation in Canada, essentially by encouraging foreign producers to choose Québec as a filming location. This credit is a source of new capital and generates significant economic spinoffs for crafts people and companies in Québec.
16% of the Canadian labor expenditures*
Feature - Total Film Budget: $1M CAD (not necessarily what is spent in Canada)
TV Series - 30min or less: $100,000 per episode
TV Series - 31min and over: $200,000 per episode
Canada Revenue Agency