YUGOSLAVIA (Federal executive council of the Assembly of the Socialist Federal Republic of)

(Serbia and Montenegro)

Treaty in effect in Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia

Note to producers

Agreement with the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia: note to producers regarding Kosovo

The Agreement (or Treaty) on film and video coproductions that the Government of Canada had signed with the Federal Executive Council of the Assembly of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in 1988 covers Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Slovenia and Macedonia. The province of Kosovo declared its independence from Serbia in 2008 and is now being considered as an independent and sovereign State, and hence, is not covered by this Treaty. Canadian producers must contact Telefilm Canada prior to beginning production of projects with partners from Kosovo.Signed February 11, 1988

Media
Film & Television

Minimum Participation
Bipartite: 20%
Multipartite: 20%
At least one technician, one leading performer and one supporting performer.

Versioning
French or English dubbing or subtitling must be done in one of the two coproducing countries.

Article 7: “Dubbing or subtitling shall be carried out either in Canada or in the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia as chosen by agreement between the co-producers or, failing such agreement, by the majority co-producer. In this case, the minority co-producer is at liberty to prepare, at his own expense, the version for use in his home market.”

Exceptions
Departures from minimum staffing requirements may be approved by the competent authorities of both countries.

Location shooting, exterior or interior, in a third-party country, if the script or action so requires and if technicians from the coproducing countries take part in the shooting.

Participation of one third-party country performer, should the coproduction so require, subject to approval by the competent authorities.

Official text of the Canada-Yugoslavia Treaty (76 K)