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. 14.5 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.

Czech minority co-productions
- Annual budget: EUR 1.6 million (CZK 40 million)
- Type of support: Selective scheme
- Two application deadlines per year

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
- Two calls per year, announced in May and October
- Application deadline 30 days from call announcement
- Funding results 3 months after application deadline

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

 

Contacts:
Monika Bartošova
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

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Email: info@filmcenter.cz

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