FilmUSA Contact: Jethro Rothe-Kushel
Idaho Film Office, Department of Commerce
700 West State Street
Boise, ID 83720
Phone: 208 334-2470
Fax: 208 942-8338
Incentives & Rebates
Film Office Incentives Website
What are the different "types" of incentives?
Point-of-Sale Tax Waivers: No
Hotel Tax Refund: As negotiated
Any rebate considerations for out-of-state crew and/or cast? No
Are 'Pass-Through' purchases and/or rentals allowed? No
Fees for Local Services?
Police and Fire: Yes
Filming Permits: Yes, depends on city or municipality
State Owned or Managed Property: Yes, depends on area
Local Crew Directory
Number of full local Union crews: 2
Number of full local Non-Union crews: 2
Equipment and Services
Local Vendor Guide
Are there In-state Equipment vendor options for...
Grip and Electric? Yes
Camera and Sound? Yes
Transportation Equipment? Yes
Prop and Set Dressing rental? Yes
Wardrobe Rental? Yes
Sound Stage facilities? Yes
Post Production facilities? Yes
Film / Sound Lab? No
List of Film Labs in the United States
Find local green vendors in this state
Closest out-of-state vendors and crew: Utah and Washington State
Additional In-State Assets
Additional Information from the Film Commission
No notes provided
Right to Work Status
Is this a "Right-to-Work" state? Yes
What does "Right-to-Work" mean?
Wikipedia: State page
Child Labor Laws
Form the Film Office: Idaho's child labor law is old and refers to vaudevillian rather than filmmaking endeavors. If a production company has the permission of the parents, there is normally no problem.
State Tax Reciprocal Agreements with: No other states
What are Reciprocal Agreements?
Specific Climate and Weather Information for this state
Warm dry summers; winters bring precipitation in either rain or snow; snow conditions depend on elevation more than latitude. Elevation of Idaho towns range from 735 feet (Lewiston) to over 6500 feet (Stanley).
Major Airports: Boise
Film Office Links: Gallery | Locations Library
Additional Sources: ReelScout
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