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One of Australia’s newest co-production agreements, the treaty between Australia and China was signed in 2006, and is limited to feature films (or films of a like nature) only. Starting with a three-way co-production with Germany, The Children of the Silk Road, in 2006/07 the Australia/China relationship has produced eight features with budgets totalling $283 million.

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Overall co-production activity

No. of partner countries 7 (known)
ECCC Signatory No

Co-production summary

Type of agreement Treaty (features only)
Date signed 7 June 2006
Entry into force 19 December 2008
Number of co-productions* 8
 – Features 8
 – TV drama -
 – Animation -
 – Documentaries -
Average per year 0.6
Total budget of co-productions* $283m
Australian contribution levels Min: 20%
Max: 80%

* Includes a three way co-production (Australia/Germany/China).
This information is correct as at 15 October 2018.