Three film projects receive approval for incentives

Approved by Kentucky Tourism Development Finance Authority

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 10, 2015) — The Kentucky Tourism Development Finance Authority today approved three film projects for financial incentives.

Under the new film incentive law approved this year, approved film and television projects completed in Kentucky are eligible for up to a 30 percent tax rebate. Additional rebates are possible for using Kentucky labor and filming in certain counties.

The projects approved today were:

  • A feature film called “Permanent” by Permanent Pictures LLC that is expected to be filmed this year and spend about $800,000 in Kentucky.
  • A feature film called “The Ultimate Legacy” by ReelWorks Studios LLC that will be filmed in Kentucky this year with a projected Kentucky budget of $1.25 million.
  • A televised sports program called Pro Football Focus Weekly Report to be filmed in northern Kentucky for NBC Sports. The production estimates $1 million to $2 million will be spent in Kentucky. Former NFL player and broadcaster Chris Collinsworth is the owner of the production.