Andhra Pradesh Government announced a huge support for small budget films that are being made on a budget less than Rs 4 crores. Rs 10 lakhs subsidy and reimbursement of GST (state’s share) will be offered for 15 small budget films per annum. The Government also imposed some rules for these films as they should be shot in Andhra Pradesh. Even the post-production work has to be done in the state and the production house should have its office in the state.
The production house should also get its name registered with APSFTVTDC after paying the prescribed fee. The complete investment on the film should be revealed except the remunerations paid to the actors and the technicians. The committee should also certify the movie as a Good Film after which the film gets eligible for the reimbursement.