CO-PRODUCTION AND/OR FOREIGN LOCATION INCENTIVES

Free Women Films can come on board your production as co-producers to bring 40% of the qualifying SA spend to the project or we can service your Foreign Location shoot in South Africa with a 25% rebate on the qualifying SA spend.  Free Women Films has worked across 38 African countries as well as co-produced with UK, Germany, France, and Canada.  SA has first class crew, equipment, studios and locations.

DEVELOPMENT PHASE

  • Assess project in terms of locations, story, script, cast, cost, budgets, equipment, accommodation, visa requirements, travel, requirements to SA

  • Decide on which fund to apply to

  • Put together a feeler board with pictures of locations, studios,

  • Compile shooting budget and scheduling on MMS

  • DTI Rebate Application –compile all paperwork and requirements

PRODUCTION PHASE

  • Once project green-lighted –set up SPV, Bank Account, Company Compliance PAYE, VAT,UIF with SARS

  • Set up Accounting Package

  • Legal agreements between the SPV and the Cast, Crew and Suppliers.

  • Book all the locations, studios, crew, cast, equipment, flights, accommodation

  • Producer Insurance

  • Casting Director and Casting if required

  • Payroll-Cast and Crew

  • Line Producing and overseeing of production process

POST/WRAP PHASE

  • Provide the accounting on the production until all paid up and or post production is completed.

  • Includes the payments of cast and crew and VAT, PAYE, UIF etc

  • Payments and management of the International Cast Withholding Tax

  • Prep Final Audit for DTI Rebate, submission, liaison, clarifications.

  • Pay-out of Expropriation of funds