Film co-production agreements

Where
New Zealand
When
2012
Key objectives of the measure:

Bilateral film co-production agreements facilitate and encourage co-productions between the film industries of the respective countries.

Main feature of the measure:

New Zealand first began negotiating film co-production agreements in the mid 1980s.  New Zealand currently has 13 bilateral film co-production agreements or arrangements in force with:

  • Australia (1986, revised 1994),
  • Canada (1987),
  • France (1987),
  • United Kingdom (1993),
  • Italy (1997, revised 2004),
  • Singapore (2004),
  • Germany (2005),
  • Ireland (2007),
  • Spain (2008),
  • Korea (2008) (for feature films only),
  • China (2010) (for feature films only),
  • India and South Africa (2011).  

New Zealand also has two non-binding co-operative arrangements for audio-visual industry co-operation, with the Republic of Korea  (2005) and Hong Kong (2010).

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Cinema/ Audiovisual Arts
Cultural Value Chain
Creation
Production
Distribution
Participation