Audiovisual Coproduction Treaty between the Government of Canada and the cabinet of ministers of Ukraine
Film, television, and/or video work on any production support known or not
yet known for any distribution platform intended for viewing.
PROPORTIONALITY – KEY POSITIONS – LOCATION – DISTRIBUTION – DUBBING
The share of work expenditures spent on Canadian elements shall be in reasonable proportion to the Canadian financial participation. The share of work expenditures spent on Ukrainian elements shall be in reasonable proportion to the Ukrainian financial participation.
Through the mutual written consent of their respective administrative authorities, exemptions from paragraphs 1 and 2 may be granted, notably for storyline and creative purposes.
Copyright and revenue sharing is proportional to each producer’s financial contribution, and no less than the minimum financial contribution.
One key position may be filled by a national from a country other than Canada or Ukraine. In the case of a high-budget work, the administrative authorities may, by mutual written consent, allow a second national from a country other than Canada or Ukraine to fill one of the key positions.
Please take note that this summary is simply a reference tool and that you must comply with the complete terms of the applicable treaty(ies) (see link above) and with Telefilm Canada’s Audiovisual Coproduction guidelines.
As another reference tool, you may consult the List of Minimum Required Elements in a Coproduction Agreement.