locations in MN

MN Incentives 

offered in addition to Snowbate.

  • Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Board

    Location: Northeastern MN


    This program will reimburse up to 20% of the cost of eligible expenditures, consistent with Snowbate, if a production uses the IRRRB Service Area as a location. There is a cap of $500,000 per project. For more information, please contact Mary Somnis at 218.735.3040 or by email mary.somnis@state.mn.us


  • Shamrock Film Rebate

    Location: Maple Lake, MN

    The City of Maple Lake has created a film rebate program to encourage movie and television production in the city and to support local businesses that can service the film industry. 


    To view the Maple Lake Location Trailer click here.

  • Thanks for considering Minnesota for your next production. 

    Minnesota has two state incentive programs which can be combined with incentives offered by regional/local communities. 



    A reimbursement of 20% to 25% of Minnesota production expenditures. The incentive is available to qualified Feature Films, Documentaries, TV Pilots, Programs or Series, TV Commercials, Music Videos, Internet and Post Production Only. Click here for more information about the Snowbate Production Incentive.
    Please note: if MN photography has already begun, the project is NOT eligible to apply.

    Legacy Programs

    Competitive grant reimbursement opportunities available to current Minnesota residents. Click here to learn more.


    Other free production resources:

    • MN HOTLINE: Take advantage of this posting site to publicize your next casting call, crew position openings  and other production related opportunities.
    • MN PRODUCTION GUIDE: Search the MPG to find MN production resources or list so you can be found by buyers of MN production crew and services.