Shooting Locales in India – Goa

By Pickle  July 30, 2019

This little state is a panacea for filmmakers exploring locales that offer the lethal combination of beaches and booze. The region with its colonial architecture is a feast for anyone with an eye for details. Goa, with its vibrant culture, is a theme waiting to be taken up by Western cinema

Incentives offered by Goa

Goa Scheme of Financial Assistance for Films provides financial assistance up to Rs. 50 lakhs or 50% of the cost of production of a film, whichever is less every year. A Feature Film/Non-Feature Film Producer/Co-Producer is entitled to claim assistance under the scheme every year.

Incentives for feature films in (Konkani and Marathi):

(i) For A category – Rs.50 lakhs
(ii) For B category – Rs.30 lakhs
(iii) For C category – Rs.10 lakhs
or 50% total expenditure as per audited statement and income tax return filed

Incentives for non-feature films in (Konkani, Marathi, Hindi and English):

(i) For A category – Rs.10 lakhs
(ii) 2) For B category – Rs.5 lakhs
(iii) 3) For C category – Rs.3 lakhs
or 50% total expenditure as per audited statement and income tax return filed

Film producer gets additional assistance of INR20 lakhs if the feature film wins national award in the best film regional category; Rs. 25 lakhs if the film wins a national award in any other best film category; Rs.30 lakhs if the feature film wins Golden Lotus Award at the National Film Awards or any international awards at a film festival recognized by FIAPF.

In the non-feature films, Rs.7.50 lakhs if a film wins an award at an international film festival recognized by FIAPF and INR5 lakhs will be given if the film wins a national award.

Additional assistance to individuals and technicians winning national or international awards at FIAPF recognized international film festivals.

Initiatives taken

  • The Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) established by the government of Goa in 2004, is the nodal agency in the organization of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI).
  • Films events and festivals like International Film Festival of India, Goa State Film Festival, European Union Film Festival and Film Free Way – Goa Short Film Festival.

Shooting Locales

Beaches like Calangute Beach, Baga Beach, Colva Beach, etc

Basilica Of Bom Jesus

Aguada Fort

Mangeshi Temple

Se Cathedral

Reis Mogos Fort

For More Information Contact
Entertainment Society of Goa
Tel: (91)-9049465641, 0832 2428111

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