The film company can receive rebates for the production of the film only if they were incurred in the territory of the regions of Siberia (in which the system of rebates began to operate) with the help of free intermediary services of the film commission. At the first appeal to the film commission, the film company provides a package of documents containing:

  • application (on form);
  • a preliminary cost limit (on form);
  • the calendar and production plan (on form);
  • financial plan;
  • Synopsis / screenplay;
  • The composition of the crew and the cast;
  • Documents confirming the preliminary amount of costs that will be incurred in the region for the production of the claimed film production - contracts with legal entities registered in the territory of a particular region (if available), etc.

The Commission examines the package of documents and decides whether to approve the application or not.

If the commission approve the company's application for a rebate, between the organizations further actions take place:

  • Concludes an agreement in the assistance of the film commission in the film company filming in the region;
  • The film company is making a film in the region;
  • With the end of filming, the film company provides the film commission the report package of documents confirming the amount of actually incurred expenses for the production of the film on the territory of the region;
  • The commission determines the reporting documentation and determines the volume of the returned share for a particular film company (up to 20% of actually incurred costs);
  • Between the film commission and the film company concludes an agreement for the allocation of funds from regional budgetary allocations;
  • The film commission transfers the returned funds to the film companies, in case they have already been put into the annual budget. In the opposite situation, funds are transferred after approval of the regional budget for the next calendar year.

  • the company is in a state of liquidation or bankruptcy;
  • the company reported false information about itself;
  • The company has overdue debts on taxes (fees) and mandatory payments to state non-budgetary funds (for Russian companies);
  • the film company provided an incomplete package of documents and (or) false information in them;
  • demonstration of tobacco smoking in the created art work, use profanity, propaganda of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances, propaganda and agitation which is stirring up social, racial, national or religious hatred and enmity, propaganda of extremist activity, pornography.