Official co-productions Canada is an international leader in co-production. Official co-productions represent close to 60 projects annually. And becoming the first non-European country to join Eurimages shows that we like doing business on a big scale. As we like to say: go big or go home. And we think taking home some golden statuettes qualifies as pretty big! Canadian official co-productions have earned numerous prestigious awards—including Oscars—and have been selected by some of the world’s biggest festivals.But collecting trophies isn’t where we stop. We thrive on pushing boundaries, and co-productions are no exception. Projects can include film, television, videos and other works made exclusively for online consumption, including interactive digital media productions.If you’re looking for a motivated team player for your co-production, come on—let’s make it official! WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU: Ongoing federal support for official co-productionsPrivate and public discretionary fundingAccess to Federal Canadian Content Tax Credits and Provincial Canadian Content or Services Tax CreditEnhanced Canadian broadcast license feesContinuously updated list of official treaties, connecting you with endless business opportunities WHAT YOU'RE RESPONSIBLE FOR: Each co-production treaty specifies its own terms, as well as the minimum financial participation of the co-producers. The list of countries that have official audio-visual co-production treaties with Canada is below.All partners are required to participate creatively and technically.All financing received from Canadian entities must prioritize Canadian expenditures.Canada’s longstanding treaties generally require a minimal financial contribution of between 20% and 30%. Newer treaties offer lower minimum financial contribution thresholds, making them more competitive internationally. CO-PRODUCING WITH CANADA: EASY AS 1-2-3 Check the list below to see if your country has an official co-production treaty with Canada.Start exploring Canadian partners and projects. Canadian producers attending international events are often looking for partners for upcoming co-production projects.Once you’ve secured a partner, submit the co-production to your country’s approving authority. Your Canadian partner must submit the project to Telefilm Canada, which they can do online. CANADA'S OFFICIAL CO-PRODUCTION TREATIES Canada has official co-production treaties with close to 60 countries. We’re continuously adding to our list of official co-production treaties, enabling us to team up with more countries and help make more creative projects a reality. Algeria Argentina Australia Austria Belgium Bosnia-Herzegovina Brazil Bulgaria Chile China Colombia Croatia Cuba Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Finland France (Cinema) France (Television) Germany Greece Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Ireland Israel Italy Japan Jordan Latvia Luxembourg Macedonia Malta Mexico Montenegro (ex-Yugoslavia) Morocco Netherlands New Zealand Norway Poland Republic of the Philippines Romania Russian Federation Senegal Serbia (ex-Yugoslavia) Singapore Slovak Republic Slovenia South Africa South Korea Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom Uruguay Venezuela NO TREATY? NO PROBLEM. If your country doesn’t have an official co-production treaty with Canada, co-ventures and Canadian production services may be the right options for you.