FilmUSA Contact: Rosemary Marks
Minnesota Film and Television
401 North Third Street, Suite 440
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone: 612 767-0095
Fax: 612 767-2425
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Incentives & Rebates
Film Office Incentives Website
What are the different "types" of incentives?
Point-of-Sale Tax Waivers: Yes, Waiver
Hotel Tax Refund: Yes, after 30 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
Number of full local Non-Union crews: 3
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 and Michigan
Additional In-State Assets
Additional Information from the Film Commission
Minnesota offers terrific accommodation at reasonable prices.
Good LA or NY quality crew members in all departments.
World class restaurants and entertainment including the Mall of America.
Non-stop airline service from most US and international cities.
Numerous vendors experienced in serving small, medium and large productions.
One of the largest commercial production centers in the US offering experience in all levels (crew, equipment, technology)
Diverse acting pool (including Children's Theater, Guthrie Theater and many smaller theater companies)
Reasonable location fees (no location burn-out here)
Free office space or reduced rate (offered by the MN Film and TV Board)
Right to Work Status
Is this a "Right-to-Work" state? No
What does "Right-to-Work" mean?
Wikipedia: State page
Child Labor Laws
State Labor Information for Minors
No information provided at this time
State Tax Reciprocal Agreements with: Michigan, North Dakota
What are Reciprocal Agreements?
Specific Climate and Weather Information for this state
Major Airports: TBD
Film Office Links: Gallery | Locations Library
Additional Sources: ReelScout
A Serious Man
A Prairie Home Companion
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