partner countries Canada Since the Australia/Canada co-production treaty was signed in 1990, Canada has become Australia’s most active partner country, with a total of 60 official co-productions to date. Four projects (three features and one TV drama) were made in the first year of the agreement and by 1997 the partnership was yielding consistent output, peaking in 2007 with seven projects. More about Canada Overall co-production activity No. of partner countries 54 ECCC Signatory No Co-production summary Type of agreement Treaty Date signed 23 July 1990 Entry into force 26 September 1990 Number of co-productions* 60 – Features 10 – TV drama 18 – Animation 23 – Documentaries 9 Average per year 2.2 Total budget of co-productions* $565m Australian contribution levels Min: 30% Max: 70% * Includes three three-way co-productions (Australia/Canada/United Kingdom, Australia/Canada/Italy, Australia/Canada/Singapore, Australia/Canada/Germany). Co-productions by type * Please note this information is correct as at 31 December 2016.