Co-produce with Czech Republic

Co-produce with Czech Republic

Co-produce with Czech Republic

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The Czech Film Fund supports all stages of film production, as well as promotion, distribution and other film-related areas. 13.4 million euro goes into this selective support every year. The Fund also administers production incentives for audio-visual projects made in the Czech Republic. The annual budget for this cash rebate is 31.4 million euro.

Minority co-productions

  • Annual budget: EUR 1.6 million (CZK 40 million)
  • Type of support: Selective scheme
  • Next call announced in May 2019

What we support:

  • Theatrical fiction, animated and documentary films
  • Features and shorts
  • Films at least partially produced in the Czech Republic using Czech goods and services
  • Films involving a Czech producer as a supplier of Czech creative elements or as a minority co-producer (contributing the required minority funds)
  • Official co-production on the basis of a bilateral agreement (Canada, Israel) or the European Convention on Cinematographic Co-Production

Criteria:

  • Overall artistic quality of the film and its international appeal
  • Czech artistic and technical participation
  • Use of Czech elements, locations and settings
  • Czech spending
  • Existing or potential long-term cooperation between the producers
  • Cinema distribution or broadcasting in the Czech Republic

Conditions of support:

  • 50% of the grant must be spent on Czech services, cast and crew
  • The Czech share must amount to at least 10% of production costs, including a possible Czech share from Eurimages
  • The total amount of public funding for the entire project may not exceed 60% of the total budget
  • Maximum in-kind investment of the Czech co-producer is 20%
  • All funding is non-recoupable
  • Payment in 2 instalments: 60% after having secured a substantial part of the financing, 40% after completion of shooting

How to apply

  • Next call announced in May 2019
  • Application deadline 30 days from call announcement
  • Funding results 3 months after application deadline

List of supported projects 2014-2019

Find out more about co-productions and incentives in the Czech Republic.

Contacts

Monika Bartošová
Fund Council Secretary
monika.bartosova@fondkinematografie.cz
+420 773 738 853
www.fondkinematografie.cz

Markéta Šantrochová
Head of Czech Film Center
marketa@filmcenter.cz
+420 724 329 948
www.filmcenter.cz

Czech Film Center

Národní 28, 110 00 Praha 1
Česká republika

Email: info@filmcenter.cz

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