FTR Finance for Film & TV Production

Fundsquire helps film companies access their FTR incentive early – fast and cost-effectively.

What is the Film and TV tax relief (FTR)?

UK Film Tax Relief is a scheme available to British movies independent of budget. On the basis of FTR, the production company is eligible to claim a tax relief of up to 25% of their qualifying expenditure in the UK.

The films that qualify must be British by the definition laid of by the British Film Institute. To find out if the film you have created or are planning to create falls within that definition, you can take the BFI’s Culture Test.

There is no cap on the total amount that can be claimed, but production companies need to make sure that at least 10% of expenditure happened in the UK. At the same time, FTR is capped at the lower of either 80% of core expenditure or the total expenditure that has happened in the UK.

What is an FTR loan?

Fundsquire Advance Funding is a loan facility taken out against a company’s future Film and TV tax credit inflows. This financing option can be accessed up to half a year early. Talk to us about eligibility.

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Companies in TV & Film are weaving the narratives of the future – we can help

In as fast as 7 days

If you’re close to filing, or your FTR is currently awaiting processing, you can access financing in as little as 7 days from completing your application. If you require a larger or earlier loan, we can help in as little as 10 days.

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The funds you need

Access between £100,000 and up to several million, either as a one-time working capital loan or a quarterly drawdown facility. Easy application, fast access to capital. We are as flexible as your needs.

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