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United Kingdom

Australia’s first official co-production, telemovie The First Kangaroos, was made with the UK in 1986 under a one-off MOU. The treaty was subsequently signed in 1990, and the UK has been Australia’s second most active co-production partner, after Canada.

More about United Kingdom

Overall co-production activity

No. of partner countries 9 + Europe
ECCC Signatory Yes

Co-production summary

Type of agreement Treaty
Date signed 12 June 1990
Entry into force 27 August 1990
Number of co-productions* 43
 – Features 23
 – TV drama 12
 – Animation 2
– Documentaries 6
Average per year 1.6
Total budget of co-productions* $500m
Australian contribution levels Min: 30%
Max: 70%

*Includes two three-way co-productions (Australia/Canada/United Kingdom), (Australia/Germany/United Kingdom)

Co-productions by type

Chart: United Kingdom - number of productions

Please note this information is correct as at 31 December 2016.