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Production Budgeting
We offer a unique, hands-on production service, acquired from years of working in many countries around the world. We budget, account and cash flow transparently up to international standards.
Local Crew
Our team is geared to work up to the high standards that international Producers expect. Our principle aim is to make filming in the UK an enjoyable and productive experience. The UK has amongst the best HOD’s and technicians in the world. We manage operations in a hassle-free manner that suits international production sensibilities.
Equipment and Facilities
The UK has second to none equipment and facilities. Celtic has great relationships and negotiated rates with all the rental houses big and small to fit all budgets.
Filming Permits
We will obtain all of the necessary filming permits, work visas and clear equipment through customs. We have a dedicated team who can liaise directly with the relevant authorities.
Why the UK?
The UK has some of the best acting and technical talent in the world. Aside from this it has some extraordinary locations from cities, countryside to majestic country houses.

The UK government also offers substantial financial incentives for filming in the UK, with rebates worth up to 25% of qualifying spend.

UK Filming Incentives

Incentives

The UK has a film, TV and video games friendly Government and support infrastructure, from top to bottom. Production costs are globally competitive and include simple buyout rules for performers and highly flexible working arrangements for crew depending on the requirements of the production.

Film

Tax relief is available for British qualifying films by establishing UK nationality. They must be intended for theatrical release and must have a minimum spend of 25% of the films total costs

  • For films with a total expenditure of £20 million or less, the FPC can claim a cash rebate of 25% of UK qualifying expenditure.
  • For films with a total expenditure of more than £20 million, the FPC can claim a cash rebate of up to 20% of UK qualifying expenditure.

On the condition that:

  • Intended for theatrical release.
  • The amount claimed is only available for up to a maximum of 80% of a films “core” costs.
  • The Film Production Company (FPC) must be within the UK tax net and be responsible for the principal photography, post production and completion of the finished film.

High End Scripted Television

Tax relief is available for high end scripted television projects, with a minimum core expenditure of £1 million per broadcast hour, the TV Production Company (TPC) can claim a rebate of up to 25% of qualifying UK expenditure.

On the condition that:

  • TV projects must either pass the Cultural Test or qualify as an official co-production.
  • TV projects must be intended for broadcast (including internet)
  • Must reach a minimum UK spend requirement of 25%
  • The amount claimed is only available for up to a maximum of 80% of total core expenditure or the actual UK core expenditure incurred
  • There is no cap on the amount which can be claimed

Casting
We have long standing relationships with the leading casting directors and actor agents in the UK. The vast diversity of UK culture is a great advantage for filmmakers looking for almost any look or ethnic background.
Location Library
The UK offers a wide range of locations for international filmmakers. We are happy to carry out specific location scouts or to share upon request our location library.
United Kingdom

email: info@celticfilms.co.uk
TEL: +44 (0)20 3490 3730

Celtic Films Ent.
9 Orme Court
London W2 4RL
Turkey

email: info@azcelticfilms.com
phone: +90 212 249 40 90

Muyyezzade Mah. Ali Hoca Araligi
No15 Kat 2 Galata/Istanbul 34425
India

email: stuart@celticfilms.co.uk
 

Celtic Films Pvt. Ltd. (India)
22 Dairya Mahal A
80 Napean Sea Road
Mumbai 400006
Spain

email: stuart@celticfilms.co.uk
TEL: +44 (0)20 3490 3730

Pantoja, 12 -bajo
28002 Madrid