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MUMBAI: In the session on ‘Partnership in Progress: Indo- Canadian Co-Productions’ at the annual convention for the business of Indian media and entertainment Ficci Frames 2017, the spotlight was on the mysteries associated with co-production. It provided an overview of what Canada has to offer as a co-production partner.
No matter what the preferred partnership approach for carrying out your project, Canada has a great deal to offer was the message. The panelist spoke on who can apply; certification process; eligibility criteria; requirements and procedures.
The panelists were Canada Media Fund VP Industry and Public Affairs Stéphane Cardin, Film Commissioner & Director of Entertainment Industries, City of Toronto Zaib Shaikh; producer, S.N.A.P. Films Sergio Navarretta; president, Nabet 700-M Unifor Jonathan Ahee; producer, QEW Films Saniya Ansari and Bioscopewala Pictures founder, CEO Nitish Takia. The session was moderated by Seneca College chair, School of Creative Arts and Animation Mark Jones.
The Canada-India co-production treaty came into force on 1 July 2014 under which a variety of financing sources across the country, including federal and provincial tax credits, are offered. Canada offers a large pool of creators and technicians, high standard, full service production and post production facilities, four seasons and a multitude of locations and landscapes and the opportunities to work in either English or French, Canada’s official languages.
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