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TITLE 13CULTURAL RESOURCES
PART 8TEXAS FILM COMMISSION
CHAPTER 121TEXAS MOVING IMAGE INDUSTRY INCENTIVE PROGRAM
RULE §121.13Texas Heritage Project

(a) Feature Films and Television Programs designated by the Texas Film Commission (Commission) as a Texas Heritage Project may receive an additional 2.5% of total in-state spending.

(b) When evaluating a project as a Texas Heritage Project, the Commission will consider:

  (1) The current and likely future effect on the promotion of Texas' historic, cultural, natural or man-made resources;

  (2) The current and likely future economic impact on Texas communities through direct production spending and tourism;

  (3) The significant involvement in the project, as determined by the Commission, by Texas residents in positions of significant creative or economic influence, such as producer, director, or investor; and

  (4) The portrayal of Texas and Texans in a positive fashion, as determined by the Commission.

(c) Designation as a Texas Heritage Project is discretionary and is made by sole determination of the Commission. Only a select few projects will qualify for this designation. The Commission is not required to make this designation for any project and may decline to do so for any reason.

(d) Up to $2,500,000 of Texas Moving Image Industry Incentive Program funds may be used during each biennium for awarding the additional grant to designated Texas Heritage Projects.


Source Note: The provisions of this §121.13 adopted to be effective September 5, 2013, 38 TexReg 5714

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