Co-production Treaty between
India & United Kingdom

Project Type | sign in to Olffi

Sign Date | 5 December 2005

Activity | Production

Min Participation | sign in to Olffi

Versioning | sign in to Olffi


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Specific Conditions

  • The maximum number of coproducers for a film shall be four, unless the competent authorities agree otherwise
  • None of the co-producers shall be linked by common management, ownership or control, save to the extent that it is inherent in the making of the co-production film itself.
  • No more than 20% of the total production cost may be used to source goods and services from a country other than the UK (or an EEA State), India, or the State in which the third party co-producer is established.
  • Unless the Competent Authorities agree otherwise, at least 90% of footage must have been specially shot for that film.
  • All work on the co-production prior to completion (including studio and post-production work) shall be carried out in the countries in which the party co-producers or third party co-producers are established.
  • Individuals participating in the making of the film shall be nationals/residents of the UK (or an EEA State), India, or the State in which the third-party co-producer is established.
  • In a coproduction where the co-producers are all party coproducers, the finance-only contribution from the coproducers (taken together) must be not less than 20% and not more than 25% of the total production cost.
  • In any other case, the finance-only contribution from the coproducers (taken together) must be not less than 10% and not more than 25% of the total production cost.