The Economic Impact and Related Community Benefits of the Film Industry on the Cincinnati Metropolitan Area

Film Cincinnati

The film industry in Greater Cincinnati is supported by Film Cincinnati, an organization focused on attracting, promoting, and cultivating film production in the area. With the same underlying objective, the Ohio Motion Picture Tax Credit incentivizes productions to film in Ohio by offering tax credits. Productions spend money on employees, equipment, lodging, and location fees among other things during filming. Spending that occurs locally an impact on the economy, earning tax revenues, and the workforce of the locations it chooses to film in. This report examines the economic and fiscal impacts and related community benefits of the productions filming in the Cincinnati area that have received an Ohio Motion Picture Tax Credit. Our analysis also includes interviews with stakeholders of productions filmed locally to uncover the qualitative effects of the film industry.

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