"27 Goodmans partners among the leading Canadian lawyers." - Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada
Goodmans Publications

U.K. Releases New Co-Production Guidelines


Lawyer Tara Parker, David Zitzerman
Area Entertainment


On November 4, 2003 the U.K. Government launched a review of international film co-production treaties.  The mandate for the review is to ensure that the U.K. is realizing cultural and economic benefits from the co-production system.  The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (the “DCMS”) and the U.K. Film Council will jointly carry out the review by examining the effectiveness of existing treaties and exploring the potential for new ones.  The announcement of the review coincides with the release by the DCMS of the updated Guidelines on Film Co-Production (the “Guidelines”),  available on the DCMS website. 

Download PDF