The Prague Studios™

Prague Studios provides state of the art facilities, film and TV stages, production offices and a top notch communications infrastructure.

Since its inception in 1999, Prague Studios, together with traditional Barrandov Studios is the main attraction in Prague  for international productions, big or small. American and European producers of feature films, TV shows, commercials and music videos are taking  advantage of our  high production value and low cost options by shooting in Prague. We are proud of our film credits and our testimonials from distinguished filmmakers around the world.

Besides full-service production facilities,  Prague offers a wealth of talented and skilled crews and premium filming locations. On top of that Czech Government’s Film Industry Support Programme is offering international productions a rebate of 20% of eligible production costs spent in the Czech Republic.

Incentives for Film Makers in Czech Republic

The Czech Film Industry Support Programme (FISP) offers a 20% rebate on qualifying Czech spending and an additional 10% on qualifying international spending. 

Czech spending – Costs which qualify as a “Czech spend” are goods and services provided in the Czech Republic and paid to companies or individuals registered to pay income tax in the Czech Republic. 

International spending – Costs paid to individuals who pay withholding tax in the Czech Republic but are not registered to pay income tax may qualify as “international spend.”

3 step application process

  1. The project registration; the applicant’s project must pass thru the “culture test”, Responses will be issued within 30 days. 
  2. The money allocation; the applicant must submit the project's budget and other financial information; responses, including the approved amount of the grant, will be issued within 30 days. 
  3. The grant award, the applicant must submit audited statements demonstrating the eligible costs incurred; responses will be issued within 30 days; grants will be paid within an additional 14 days.

Only registered Czech income tax payers with a place of business  in the Czech Republic may apply for the FISP at the final stage. International producers may partner with a Czech co-producer (which becomes the applicant) or establish and apply through a Czech subsidiary. 

The FISP is administrated by the Ministry of Culture, Media and Audio-Visual Department. Further information and application forms are available here