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The Game Developer 2008 Government Game Incentive Report


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GD ResearchGame Developer Research is pleased to announce the debut of its fourth report, 'The Game Developer 2008 Government Game Incentive Report', a comprehensive listing of over forty government-funded, local programs targeted at assisting game developers, small and large. Inside this extensive 180-page-plus report, you'll find detailed information on the tax credits, grants, and other financial options offered by organizations from all over the world.



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'The Game Developer 2008 Government Game Incentive Report' is an invaluable aid to any company seeking to learn and compare the benefits of setting up a studio in different states or countries. Agencies researching in-place models of game developer incentives to build their own programs will also find the report a peerless resource.

Each entry contains a company description and contact information for the offering institution, a brief of developers and related deals in the area, our summary of the available program(s), and a detailed description of the local incentive(s) as offered by the institution. Links are provided with every excerpt to provide you quick and easy access to the source.

You can now read more information on the specific information available in the report and purchase the 'Game Developer's 2008 Government Game Incentive Report'.

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The full table of contents for 'The Game Developer 2008 Government Game Incentive Report' is as follows:


1. Incentive/Grant/Funding/Rebate data

1.1 United States

1.1.1. Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism – Film Division 7
1.1.1.1. Summary 7
1.1.1.2. Selected developers in the area 7
1.1.1.3. About the organization 8
1.1.1.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 8

1.1.2. Film in Florida: The Governor’s Office of Film and Entertainment 11
1.1.2.1. Summary 11
1.1.2.2. Selected developers in the area 11
1.1.2.3. About the organization 12
1.1.2.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 12

1.1.3. Georgia Department of Economic Development (Georgia Film, Video & Music Office) 16
1.1.3.1. Summary 16
1.1.3.2. Selected developers in the area 16
1.1.3.3. About the organization 17
1.1.3.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 18

1.1.4. Hawaii Film Office 20
1.1.4.1. Summary 20
1.1.4.2. Selected developers in the area 20
1.1.4.3. About the organization 21
1.1.4.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 21

1.1.5. Louisiana Economic Development Department 25
1.1.5.1. Summary 25
1.1.5.2. Selected developers in the area 25
1.1.5.3. About the organization 25
1.1.5.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 26

1.1.6. The Maine Film Office 27
1.1.6.1. Summary 27
1.1.6.2. Selected developers in the area 27
1.1.6.3. About the organization 27
1.1.6.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 28

1.1.7. New Mexico Film Office 31
1.1.7.1. Summary 31
1.1.7.2. Selected developers in the area 31
1.1.7.3. About the organization 31
1.1.7.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 31

1.1.8. Rhode Island Film and Television Office 34
1.1.8.1. Summary 34
1.1.8.2. Selected developers in the area 34
1.1.8.3. About the organization 34
1.1.8.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 34

1.1.9. Texas Film Commission 36
1.1.9.1. Summary 36
1.1.9.2. Selected developers in the area 36
1.1.9.3. About the organization 37
1.1.9.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 37

1.1.10. Film Wisconsin 44
1.1.10.1. Summary 44
1.1.10.2. Selected developers in the area 44
1.1.10.3. About the organization 45
1.1.10.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 45

1.2 Canada

1.2.1. Bell Broadcast and New Media Fund 47
1.2.1.1. Summary 47
1.2.1.2. Notable deals 47
1.2.1.3. About the organization 48
1.2.1.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 49

1.2.2. Telefilm Canada 55
1.2.2.1. Summary 55
1.2.2.2. Notable deals 55
1.2.2.3. Selected developers in the area 56
1.2.2.4. About the organization 57
1.2.2.5. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 58

1.2.3. Manitoba Science, Technology, Energy, and Mines 70
1.2.3.1. Summary 70
1.2.3.2. Notable deals 71
1.2.3.3. About the organization 71
1.2.3.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 72

1.2.4. Nova Scotia Department of Finance 86
1.2.4.1. Summary 86
1.2.4.2. Selected developers in the area 86
1.2.4.3. About the organization 86
1.2.4.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 87

1.2.5. Ontario Media Development Corporation 90
1.2.5.1. Summary 90
1.2.5.2. Selected developers in the area 90
1.2.5.3. About the organization 91
1.2.5.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 92

1.2.6. Technology PEI 97
1.2.6.1. Summary 97
1.2.6.2. Selected developers in the area 97
1.2.6.3. About the organization 97
1.2.6.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 99

1.2.7. Ministry of Revenue of Quebec 101
1.2.7.1. Summary 101
1.2.7.2. Selected developers in the area 101
1.2.7.3. About the organization 102
1.2.7.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 103

1.3 South America

1.3.1. Brazilian Development Bank 106
1.3.1.1. Summary 106
1.3.1.2. Selected developers in the area 106
1.3.1.3. About the organization 106
1.3.1.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 107

1.4 United Kingdom

1.4.1. Department for Business, Enterprise, and Regulatory Reform 112
1.4.1.1. Summary 112
1.4.1.2. Notable deals 112
1.4.1.3. About the organization 114
1.4.1.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 115

1.4.2. EM Media 116
1.4.2.1. Summary 116
1.4.2.2. Selected developers in the area 116
1.4.2.3. Notable deals 117
1.4.2.4. About the organization 118
1.4.2.5. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 120

1.4.3. Isle of Man E-Business Division 130
1.4.3.1. Summary 130
1.4.3.2. Selected developers in the area 130
1.4.3.3. About the organization 130
1.4.3.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 131

1.5 Europe

1.5.1. MEDIA 135
1.5.1.1. Summary 135
1.5.1.2. Notable deals 135
1.5.1.3. About the organization 135
1.5.1.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 136

1.5.1. Norwegian Film Fund 138
1.5.2.1. Summary 138
1.5.2.2. Notable deals 138
1.5.2.3. About the organization 139
1.5.2.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 139

1.5.1. Nordic Game Program 142
1.5.3.1. Summary 142
1.5.3.2. Notable deals 142
1.5.3.3. About the organization 143
1.5.3.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 144

1.5.1. Tekes 146
1.5.4.1. Summary 146
1.5.4.2. Selected developers in the area 146
1.5.4.3. About the organization 146
1.5.4.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 148

1.6 Asia

1.6.1. Economic Development Board of Singapore 150
1.6.1.1. Summary 150
1.6.1.2. Selected developers in the area 150
1.6.1.3. Notable deals 151
1.6.1.4. About the organization 153
1.6.1.5. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 153

1.6.2. Media Development Authority 156
1.6.2.1. Summary 156
1.6.2.2. Selected developers in the area 156
1.6.2.3. About the organization 157
1.6.2.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 158

1.6.3. MSC Malaysia 160
1.6.3.1. Summary 160
1.6.3.2. Selected developers in the area 160
1.6.3.3. About the organization 161
1.6.3.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 162

1.6.4. Philippine Board of Investments 166
1.6.4.1. Summary 166
1.6.4.2. Selected developers in the area 166
1.6.4.3. About the organization 167
1.6.4.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 167

1.7 Australia

1.7.1. Film Victoria 176
1.7.1.1. Summary 176
1.7.1.2. Notable deals 176
1.7.1.3. About the organization 177
1.7.1.4. Incentive/grant/funding/rebate details 178

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'The Game Developer 2008 Government Game Incentive Report' report is now available for paid digital download for a price of US $2,499. Any questions about payment (you can also invoice us for this report), delivery methods, or further licensing of the data can be directed to Game Developer Research at research@gdmag.com.

[NOTE: Regional authorities not included in this initial version should contact Game Developer Research to be added. Anyone purchasing this survey will get access to multiple updates with any new information, up to 6 months after the survey's initial release.]

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