FilmUSA Contact: Christine Marino
South Dakota Film Office
Department of Tourism
711 East Wells Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 605 773-3301
Fax: 605 773-5977
Incentives & Rebates
There are currently no incentive for this state
What are the different "types" of incentives?
Point-of-Sale Tax Waivers: No
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: Unknown
Number of full local Non-Union crews: Unknown
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 Utah
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
Maximum hours for children under sixteen--Exceptions--Misdemeanor. No unemancipated child under sixteen years of age may be employed for more than four hours in any school day, twenty hours in any school week, eight hours in any nonschool day, forty hours in any nonschool week, or after 10 p.m. in any day that precedes a school day. The provisions of this section do not apply to children employed as actors or performers in motion pictures, theatrical, radio, or television productions. The provisions of this section do not apply to roguing or detasselling of hybrid seedcorn for any nonschool day or nonschool week. The employment of a child in violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.
Child under fourteen years of age--Prohibited employment--Mercantile establishment, hours of employment--Misdemeanor. No child under fourteen years of age shall be employed at any time in any factory or workshop or about any mine, nor be employed in any mercantile establishment except during hours when public schools are not in session and in no case after seven o'clock p.m. Violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.
State Tax Reciprocal Agreements with: No other states
What are Reciprocal Agreements?
Timezone: Central (Half of the state is in Mountain)
Major Airports: TBD
Film Office Links: Gallery | Locations Library
Additional Sources: ReelScout
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