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Australia's PDV Offset: Boost Your Bottom Line, Collaborate with Aussie Talent


Global filmmakers and production companies looking for post-production support, take note! Australia's PDV Offset offers significant cost savings, access to top-notch visual effects and post-production talent, and a pathway to streamlined international collaboration.

The Financial Incentive:

  • Major Tax Break: The PDV Offset provides a 30% tax rebate on qualifying expenses related to Australian post-production, digital, and visual effects work.

  • State-Level Sweeteners:  Combine the PDV Offset with additional rebates of up to 15% offered by certain Australian states and territories.

Eligible Spending (PDV QAPE):

  • Focus on Quality: Post-production, audio/visual effects creation, editing, and mixing.

  • Support Local Talent: Salaries, per diems, and travel for PDV-related staff based in Australia (minimum two consecutive weeks of employment).

  • Facilities Matter: Rental costs for relevant equipment and workspaces.

Flexibility and Partnership

  • Package it Your Way: Option to divide work across multiple Australian post-production facilities for specialised expertise.

  • Minimum to Qualify: A minimum spend of A$500,000 on QAPE is required, with a single company responsible for claiming.

Key Benefits

  • Budget Relief:  Substantial cost reduction on essential post-production phases.

  • World-Class Work:  Australia's visual effects and post-production industry is competitive on the global stage.

  • Building a Strong Ecosystem:  The PDV Offset benefits both international filmmakers and the growth of the Australian film industry.

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The PDV Offset presents an attractive opportunity to optimise post-production budgets while collaborating with skilled Australian professionals. If you're seeking a competitive edge, it's well worth investigating how it can fit into your production strategy.

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