Apply for funding for visiting productions

The Yukon Film Location Incentive encourages production companies from outside Yukon to:

  • film in Yukon; and,
  • hire and/or train Yukoners.

This program is a rebate, and not a tax credit.

Who can apply?

Production companies from outside Yukon who are:

  • filming in the territory;
  • hiring Yukon crew; and
  • Yukon production companies not eligible for the Yukon Film Production Fund

Applicants must be registered with Yukon Corporate Affairs. To learn more, email corporateaffairs@gov.yk.ca or phone 867-667-5314, toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, extension 5314.

What funding is available?

Yukon spend rebate

What types of productions are eligible?

  • Television programs
  • Television movies (movie of the week)
  • Documentaries
  • Feature films
  • Digital Media

How much of a rebate is available?

Up to 25 per cent of payments made to Yukon residents and businesses.

Training program

What types of productions are eligible?

  • Television programs
  • Television movies (movie of the week)
  • Documentaries
  • Feature films
  • Digital Media

How much of a rebate is available?

You may apply for up to 25 per cent of wages paid for on-set training (techniques and equipment) to eligible Yukon labour. All training must be pre-approved and will be based on available resources.

Travel Rebate

What types of productions are eligible?

  • Productions not accessing the Yukon Spend Rebate
  • Commercials

What does the rebate cover?

Travel costs from Edmonton, Calgary or Vancouver to Whitehorse to a maximum of $15,000.

Before you apply

Note that productions must be pre-approved prior to the 1st day of principal photography in Yukon.

How to apply

  1. Download and complete the application form.
  2. Submit application and all required documentation.
    In person: 303 Alexander Street, 2nd floor, in Whitehorse
    Our office is open Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. We're closed for statutory holidays.
    Email: reel.yukon@gov.yk.ca (only if under 10 MB)
    Mail:
    Government of Yukon
    Media Development (F-1)
    Box 2703
    Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2C6

 

Contact: 

If you have questions about the Yukon Film Location Incentive Program email reel.yukon@gov.yk.ca, or phone 867-667-5400 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, extension 5400.