Texas Moving Image Industry Incentive Program | Fort Bend Economic Development Council

In 2007, the 81st Texas Legislature establishing the Texas Moving Image Industry Incentive Program which is administered by the Texas Film Commission under the Economic Development and Tourism Division of the Office of the Governor. The program is designed to provide grants to qualified applicant production companies to promote film, television, video game, animation and commercial industry and workforce growth in Texas.

The incentive is available in the form of a cash grant from 5 to 22.5 % of qualified in-state spending for eligible projects. Commercial and reality television projects are eligible for a cash production grant from 5 to 12.5% of qualified in-state spending. Both live action and animated projects are eligible. Grants are available upon project completion and submission of proof of eligible spending to the Texas Film Commission. There are no maximum grant amounts.

Specific eligibility qualifications for projects including investment thresholds, employment requirements, and content are available thru the Texas Film Commission at the link below.