Taiwan's Production Funding
Many counties/cities in Taiwan welcome film crews to shoot films there and provide funding for film production and accommodation! Find more

Amount Of Funding

Motion Pictures

  • The amount of funding is up to 30% of total expenses in Taiwan, with a maximum of NT$ 30 million(about US$ 1 million).
  • If there are any additional funding support obtained from other public sectors in Taiwan, the total amount of funding received from public sectors in Taiwan shall not exceed 50% of total expenses in Taiwan, with a maximum of NT$ 30 million(about US$ 1 million).

Television Dramas

  • The amount of funding is up to 30% of total expenses in Taiwan, with a maximum of NT$ 20 million.
  • If there are any additional funding support obtained from other public sectors in Taiwan, the total amount of funding received from public sectors in Taiwan shall not exceed 50% of total expenses in Taiwan, with a maximum of NT$ 20 million.

Funding Category

  • 45% HR expenses, 35% production expenses and 20% insurance, transportation and accommodation expenses.
  • Employment of local audiovisual professionals as 70+% of important division heads will have chance to receive more funding for HR expenses.

Eligibility

Motion Pictures

  • Directed by foreign directors whose productions have been honored with “Best Director” award at the Cannes International Film Festival, the Venice International Film Festival, the Berlin International Film Festival or the Academy Awards.
  • Produced by foreign motion picture production enterprises whose expenses during the period of filming and production operations in Taiwan reach NT$ 30 million.

Television Dramas

  • Directed by foreign directors whose productions have been honored with “Best Director” and/or “Best Drama” award(s) at the International Emmy Awards, the Primetime Emmy Awards, or the Seoul International Drama Awards.
  • Produced by foreign television production enterprises whose expenses during the period of filming and production operations in Taiwan reach NT$ 60 million.

Applicant

Application via a Taiwan-based production partner is advised to avoid language barriers and communication issues.

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