Confidentiality

Please note that all information provided by the applicant will be held by FilmPhilippines, the Committee and FDCP on a strictly commercial-in-confidence basis. Some information may be provided to the Philippine government, or an external auditor in order to assess the application. These parties will be bound to treat all such information as commercial-in-confidence.

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Submit the soft copy of the full application to filmphilippines@fdcp.ph with the subject field labeled "ICOF PROVISIONAL APPLICATION / FINAL VERIFICATION: <name of project > ". We recommend to use Microsoft Excel in opening and filling out the application form, the format may change when using a different software.
  2. Submit your excel sheet application form and either a single PDF file with all annexes (except for the script, please submit as a separate attachment) grouped and labelled with the name of the project in all capital letters (compress the file size to around 10MB if possible) or a file-sharing link well organized with all the annexes properly named as per the requirement checklist and the name of your project.
  3. DO NOT send any element or item from your application individually or in separate emails. The FDCP will disregard these and consider your application incomplete.
  4. Ensure all the requirements on the checklist are supplied in English
  5. Please allow one week for FPI to verify submitted documents. FPI will only send notice of complete application (form and annexes) until 6PM Manila time on the last day of the cycle. Submission of documents for incomplete applications past this time will be verified for the succeeding cycle.
  6. The official date of submission will be the date the FPO confirms that your application is complete.
  7. Once the Provisional Application is verified complete, please send the hard copy of your signed and notarized statutory declaration and MOA to: FILM DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL OF THE PHILIPPINES 855 Kalaw Avenue, Ermita, Manila, 1000, Metro Manila, Philippines.
  8. Once the Final Verification is verified complete, send the hard copy of all your official receipts corresponding to the declared QPPE (see QPPE section of the guidelines to see the eligible supporting documents) to: FILM DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL OF THE PHILIPPINES 855 Kalaw Avenue, Ermita, Manila ,1000, Metro Manila, Philippines.

 

PROVISIONAL APPLICATION

Submit your Provisional Application before, during or after the shooting of your project, as long as the project respects the incentive requirements of spending a minimum of PHP 5,000,000 on Qualifying Philippine Production Expenditures starting on your complete provisional application notification from the FilmPhilippines Office. Please note that upon notification of your Provisional Application, the project will have to spend the first QPPE within 6 months.

FINAL VERIFICATION

The approval of the Provisional Application is mandatory prior to submitting the Final Verification. You must submit your Final Verification form within 3 months after the last QPPE of the project.