Film Commission

Movie General Directorate, DICINE

Incentives for the Movie Industry

To encourage the Movie and Audiovisual Industry, Panama has an interesting range of incentives, available to companies and independent professionals interested in carrying out movie projects in the country.

Download: Film Law 16

INCENTIVES

A single window for all the paperwork.

Paperwork of Migratory Permits for foreign personnel.

Work permits for foreign personnel.

Customs: temporary entry of equipment without bond.

Tax incentives for the designated special area, for development of the Cinema and Audiovisual Industry.

Permits for public locations in all the national territory.

Paperwork for public utilities.

Links with producers, technicians, casting agencies and national personnel.

Special Investment Regimes

SUCCESS CASES

“Panama will undoubtedly continue to grow in the coming years. For its economic model to be sustainable in time, it will be necessary to continue working in training its domestic labor force and continue creating learning synergies with the foreign talent. This will be the key to success”

Alberto Alesi, Regional Director for the Caribbean and Central America
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