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Carolyn Stamegna and David Zitzerman at the 2008 New York International Film & TV Finance Summit


Lawyer Carolyn Stamegna, David Zitzerman
Area Entertainment


Wednesday, September 24, 2008
10:45 am:  International Film or TV Production Incentives - Update on What’s Available and How to Access Production Tax Credits outside the U.S.

Moderator:  David Zitzerman, Partner, Goodmans LLP

This session will cover:

  • Canadian Incentives
  • German film credits
  • United Kingdom film production incentives
  • Ireland tax incentives
  • Australia and New Zealand film benefits
  • Co-production treaties between these countries

3:15 pm:  Case Study for a Multi-Country Made-for-TV or Feature Film Co-Production

David Zitzerman,  Partner, Goodmans LLP
Carolyn Stamegna, Partner, Goodmans LLP

This session will cover:

  • Co-production legal and practical issues
  • Role of co-production treaties- how many are there?
  • What makes a good co-production
  • Choosing partners to open financing opportunities
  • Complications that might arise - what can go wrong
  • How long does it take and what does it cost
  • Should independent film makers avoid co-productions
  • A case study on how a co-production was completed

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