Sharjah Rebate Scheme 

Sharjah Rebate Scheme offers the few levels of cash rebates facility to filmmakers as described below. 

5% Cash Rebate on the Production and Post-Production Cost

Criteria: Filmmakers may avail 5% cash rebate if they shoot at least 30-50% of their overall project within Sharjah.

Eligibility: The filmmakers may avail their rebate through a local company registered under Shams Media City. 

Eligible Projects:

  • Feature films
  • Television, programs and series
  • Documentaries
  • Commercials/adverts

 

10% Cash Rebate on the Production and Post-Production Cost

Criteria: Filmmakers may avail 10% cash rebate if they shoot at least 60-80% of their overall project within Sharjah.

Eligibility: The filmmakers may avail their rebate through a local company registered under Shams Media City.

Eligible Projects:

  • Feature films
  • Television, programs and series
  • Documentaries
  • Commercials/adverts

 

15% Cash Rebate on the Production and Post-Production Cost

Criteria: Filmmakers may avail 15% cash rebate if they shoot 100% of their project within Sharjah.

Eligibility: The filmmakers may avail their rebate through a local company registered under Shams Media City.

Eligible Projects:

  • Feature films
  • Television, programs and series
  • Documentaries
  • Commercials/adverts

 

5% Top-up Cash Rebate

Criteria: Filmmakers may avail 5% top-up cash rebate if they promote Sharjah, its locations, local content and culture up to certain extent in their production.

Eligibility: The filmmakers may avail their rebate through a local company registered under Shams Media City.

Eligible Projects: 

  • Feature films
  • Television, programs and series
  • Documentaries
  • Commercials/adverts

 

Disclaimer: Sharjah Film Commission will review each individual project and decide on awarding/rejecting the cash rebate schemes.