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Co-productions

Australia's co-production partners, 2014

Australia currently has 12 co-production partners: Canada, China, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Korea, New Zealand, South Africa, Singapore and the United Kingdom.

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More detailed data and partner country profiles are available in the Co-production Program section of the site.

    AUSTRALIA CANADA CHINA FRANCE GERMANY IRELAND ISRAEL ITALY KOREA NZ SINGAPORE SOUTH AFRICA UK
OVERALL CO-PRODUCTION ACTIVITY Competent authority Screen Australia Telefilm Canada China Film
Co-production
Corporation
(CFCC)
Centre
National de la
Cinématographi e
(CNC)
Federal Offic e
of Economics &
Export Control
(BAFA)
The Irish Film
Board
Israeli Film Fund Ministero per i
Beni e le Attivita
Culturali
Korean Film Council (KOFiC) New Zealand
Film Commission
Media
Development
Authority
National Film and
Video Foundation
British Film
Institute
OVERALL CO-PRODUCTION ACTIVITY No. partner countries 12 54 14 50+ 22 5 + Europe 16 34 6 15 11 8 9 + Europe
OVERALL CO-PRODUCTION ACTIVITY ECCC signatory No No No Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No No No Yes1
CO-PRODUCTIONS WITH AUSTRALIA Date signed2 23-Jul-90 7-Jun-06 15-May-86 17-Jan-01 4-Feb-98 25-Jun-97 28-Jun-93 8-Apr-14 23-Dec-94 7-Sep-07 18-Jun-10 12-Jun-90
CO-PRODUCTIONS WITH AUSTRALIA Type of agreement Treaty Treaty MOU Treaty Treaty Treaty Treaty Treaty MOU Treaty Treaty Treaty
CO-PRODUCTIONS WITH AUSTRALIA Entry into force 26-Sep-90 19-Dec-08 15-May-86 12-Sep-01 7-Sep-98 13-Jan-98 12-Dec-96 12-Dec-14 23-Dec-94 16-Oct-08 22-Aug-11 27-Aug-90
CO-PRODUCTIONS WITH AUSTRALIA Aus contribution level allowable Min: 30%
Max: 70%
Min: 20%
Max: 80%
Min: 20%
Max: 80%4
Min: 30%
Max: 70%
Min: 20%
Max: 80%
Min: 20%
Max: 80%
Min: 30%
Max: 70%
Min: 20%
Max: 80%
No set levels Min: 20%
Max: 80%
Min: 20%
Max: 80%
Min: 30%
Max: 70%
CO-PRODUCTIONS WITH AUSTRALIA No. co-productions to date 56 3 32 10 4 1 1 10 5 0 43
CO-PRODUCTIONS WITH AUSTRALIA Average no. co-productions annually3 2.3 0.5 1.1 0.8 0.2 0.06 0.06 0.5 0.8 0 1.8
GOVERNMENT FUNDING Direct funding: national Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
GOVERNMENT FUNDING Direct funding: regional Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes
GOVERNMENT FUNDING Indirect funding (eg tax rebates/credits): national Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
GOVERNMENT FUNDING Indirect funding (eg tax rebates/credits): regional Yes Yes No Yes No No No No Yes No No Yes No
SOCIETY/INDUSTRY/MARKET Language English English, French Mandarin,
Cantonese
French German English, Gaelic Hebrew, Arabic Italian Korean English, Maori English, Chinese,
Malay
English, Afrikaans English
SOCIETY/INDUSTRY/MARKET Population (m) 23 35 1,360 66 81 5 8 62 50 4 5 48 63
SOCIETY/INDUSTRY/MARKET No. films produced annually 27 (2012/13) 93 (2012/13) 638 (2013) 270 (2013) 236 (2013) 34 (2013) 28 (2013) 167 (2013) 207 (2013) 40 (2012) 13 (2012) 25 (2013) 239 (2013)
SOCIETY/INDUSTRY/MARKET Total annual cinema admissions (m) 82 (2013) 131 (2012/13) 612 (2013) 193.6 (2013) 129.7 (2013) 15 (2013) 14 (2013) 106.7 (2013) 213.3 (2013) 14.8 (2012) 22.1 (2013) 25.8 (2011) 165.5 (2013)
SOCIETY/INDUSTRY/MARKET Domestic share of box office 3.5% (2013) 3% 59% 33.8% (2013) 26% (2013) 1% (2013) 10% (2013) 31% (2013) 59.9% (2013) 2.6% (2013) 4% (2013) 11% (2013) 21.5% (2013)
SOCIETY/INDUSTRY/MARKET No. TV households (m) 8 14 387 26 35 2 2 24 16.5 (2012) 1.6 1 8 27
SOCIETY/INDUSTRY/MARKET Local content regulation on TV Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes5 Yes5 Yes Yes5 Yes No No Yes Yes
SOCIETY/INDUSTRY/MARKET Legal system Common Law Common Law
(Quebec Civil Law)
Civil Law Civil Law Civil Law Common Law
mixed with
Customary Law
Common Law
mixed with
Jewish, Christian
& Muslim laws
Civil Law Mix of European
civil law,
Anglo-American
law and
Chinese classical
Common Law Common Law Mix of Civil Law,
Common Law and
Customary Law
Common Law
SOCIETY/INDUSTRY/MARKET Currency $AUS $CAN ¥CNY €EUR €EUR €EUR ₪Shekel €EUR ₩WON $NZ $SIN $RAND £GBR

Source: Screen Australia

Notes:
n.a. - not applicable
1. The UK is an ECCC signatory but is not eligible for Eurimages funding
2. Refers to the agreement currently signed; however MOUs may have been in place for some countries prior to the treaty being signed
3. Total number of co-productions with Australia divided by the number of years since the agreement was signed
4. The French/Australian MOU is asymmetrical: the Australian minimum is 40% but the French minimum is 20%
5. EU Audiovisual Media Services Directive only

For links to more detailed co-production statistics and partner country profiles see:
Statistics
Partner countries