The subsidy programme is based on guidelines “Film Location Austria“ developed by the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy in agreement with the Federal Ministry of Finance pursuant to the Film Location Act (Filmstandortgesetz), Federal Law Gazette I no. 40/2014.
The subsidy scheme is subject to mandatory notification by the European Commission. The regulations of the GBER - general block exemption regulation are an integral part of the guidelines. A company in difficulty pursuant to article 2 (18) the GBER shall not receive any financial aid.
The guidelines are effective from 01.01.2016 to 31.12.2018!