For decades, Puerto Rican talents have helped shape the modern musical landscape in jazz, salsa, pop, and urban music. Creative professionals are also making their mark, accelerating the island’s vibrant creative industries economy in advertising, TV, film, media, web, and software design, among others.
Of the companies in Puerto Rico directly involved in the creative industries, the following subsectors boast the highest number of jobs:
Experience the wonder of the island’s vibrant art scene and immerse yourself in a diverse range of cultural events filled with unique performances, music, and dance.
A well-rounded creative industry is alive in Puerto Rico. These industries contribute to the larger local talent pool, particularly in the knowledge services for design, architecture, planning, and other aspects of business development.
Accounting for 19% of the creative industries ecosystem, a variety of cutting-edge advertising and marketing agencies call Puerto Rico home.
With more than 80 world-class museums, Puerto Rico has become a destination for a solid artistic community that creates and celebrates the arts. Visit Old San Juan, one of the best repositories of Puerto Rican arts and crafts, or the Museo de Arte de Ponce featuring works from local artists and more.
Puerto Rico has served as a backdrop for many famous movies, TV shows, and creative inspiration due to its convenient proximity to the US, film industry tax incentives, diverse landscape, and versatile locations.
With the 6th highest concentration of engineers and scientists globally, the island offers a bustling industry comprised of highly skilled talent that answers the strong demand for professionals in this space.
A lively culture, rich historic landscape, and ideal tropical environment allow experienced businesses in the publishing space to offer valuable services for their clients.
The Puerto Rico Incentives Code (Act 60) provides generous support for creative industries. Eligible activities include:
Tax credits for film productions include:
Puerto Rico provides proximity to the United States, film industry tax incentives, a diverse landscape, and versatile locations. The list of advantages on set and backstage keeps growing.
Puerto Rico’s Creative Industries sector is supported by a variety of local and federal organizations.