Over the last ten years, Uruguay has become a place of interest for shooting film, TV and commercials. Highly qualified tech crew, diverse locations just a stone’s throw away from each other, international-level talent and state-of-the-art equipment make this country one of the best options in the region for audiovisual production. In addition, Uruguay provides tax exemptions and specific expense reimbursement benefits aimed at the sector’s growth, fostering the progress of an internationally competitive industry.
Learn about the incentives offered by the Uruguayan government to audiovisual production: 0% VAT to export services & 20-25% cash refund on expenses in national territory.
Sponsorship by the Cinema and Audiovisual Institute of Uruguay, issuing a resolution of Ministerial Declaration of Interest for a cultural production and/or event related with cinematography and audiovisual production.
The National Customs Administration authorizes the introduction into the country as temporary admission of such immaterial goods as shall be used in the promotion of activities of a cultural nature, among which cinematography and audiovisual productions are included.