IBA's Producer Offset Loan Solution
Great film and television do more than entertain, they drive our culture forward. But making them is no small feat. That’s why we’ve introduced our Producer Offset Loan. It’s a loan to an Indigenous owned production company to finance eligible Australian documentary, film or television projects. Provided to complement investment from Screen Australia, any state government film-funding agency or broadcaster. If you’re an Indigenous producer or director, now your projects and stories can get the support they need.
|Loan amount||$100,000 to $3,000,000|
|Loan repayment options|
Following production completion and certification, the ATO pays the Producer Offset rebate. The loan is repaid from these funds. Interest is payable monthly in arrears on funds drawn.
|Loan term||Maximum 2 years|
Establishment fee: 1% of loan limit
Line Service fee: Nil
|Interest rate||Official cash rate + a margin based on risk|
• Completion guarantee
• GSA over assets and undertakings of the ‘special purpose vehicle’ production company
• Guarantee and indemnity from the parent company
Helps build sustainability and employment in the Indigenous production sector by providing cash flow for stand-alone projects. Provides upfront access to funds, bridging the gap between when production costs are incurred and when the Producer Offset rebate is received.
For an Indigenous production company to be eligible for the Producer Offset Loan, they must:
View our Producer offset loan flyer (PDF 85 KB)