The incentive package rises from 10% to a 15% post-performance rebate for every dollar spent in the state of Utah.
The cap on the fund remains at $500,000 and the budget for each film must be at least $1m. Qualifying projects have access to $4m duringfiscal year 2007-2008, which began Jul 1, 2007.
'When we first started the incentives programme a few years ago through the Industrial Assistance Fund (IAF), there were only 15 other states offering film incentives,' Utah Film Commission director Marshall D Moore said. 'Now there are over 40, and there are more in the works.'
The board also approved incentive applications for three films: The American Mall, Yankles and the Disney Channel's Minutemen, which will begin filming within the next few weeks.
For further information visit film.utah.gov.