FilmUSA Contact: Erica McIntosh
Department of Commerce, Film Commission
1000 SouthWest Jackson Street, Suite 100
Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: 785 296-2178
Fax: 785 296-3490
List of regional areas in Kansas
Incentives & Rebates
Film Office Incentives Website
What are the different "types" of incentives?
Point-of-Sale Tax Waivers: No
Hotel Tax Refund: Yes, after 28 nights of continuous stay
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 to 3
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: Illinois, Utah and Louisiana
Additional In-State Assets
Additional Information from the Film Commission
No statement 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
State Labor Information for Minors
The Kansas Legislature enacted a bill which restricts the employment of infants on motion picture sets and which requires the establishment of trust funds for the earnings of child actors who earn more than $5000. The bill authorizes the Kansas Department of Human Resources to issue regulations to carry out the purposes of the act and to ensure the safety and well-being of minors on motion picture sets.
State Tax Reciprocal Agreements with: No other states
What are Reciprocal Agreements?
Specific Climate and Weather Information for this state
Major Airports: TBD
Film Office Links: Gallery | Locations Library
Additional Sources: ReelScout
The Empty Acre
Something's Wrong In Kansas
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