The Romanian government approved the new state aid scheme for film and television productions:

– 35% CASH REBATE of the Romanian spent and an additional 10% for explicitly promoting Romania
– 50% rebate on the withholding tax for all foreign cast and crew part of the local budget
The scheme is open to feature films, medium and short fiction films, TV series, direct-to-video, internet and any other support films, documentaries and animated films.


35-45% cash rebate
Minimum Romanian spend € 100k
Project cap € 10M
Annual cap € 50M awarded on a first-come, first-served basis
Qualified Spend / Bonus:
35% cash rebate on Romanian spend
Additional 10% bonus if the project explicitly promotes Romania (country, region, city, landmarks)
Local production company is required


Feature films, Animation, Documentary, mini-series, TV series on any media or support
Talk shows, soap operas, commercials do not qualify
All projects have to meet the requirements of a Cultural Test which is in line with other European cultural tests

25 Years – more than 250 films

We invite you to experience why so many Hollywood studios, producers and talents chose Castel Film Studios and keep coming back.

Castel Film Studios is the largest full-service studio and production company in Romania and one of the most important in Central and Eastern Europe with over 250 features in 25 years, TV series, mini series and commercials. We take your production from prep through post. Castel Film is run by filmmakers for filmmakers.

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The varied and daring geography, including the Carpathian Mountains, the opening to the Black Sea and the Danube Delta, makes Romania a perfect destination for shooting/producing a film or a commercial.
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