"86 Goodmans lawyers recognized as being top-tier in their fields and leaders in 31 distinct areas of law" - Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2021
Goodmans News & Events

David Zitzerman at the 11th Annual International Film & TV Finance Summit


Lawyer David Zitzerman
Area Entertainment


March 3 - 4, 2011
Sofitel Los Angeles
Beverly Hills, California

Thursday, March 3, 2011
11:45:  International Production Incentives – What’s Available outside the US in the way of “soft-money” 

Co-Chair:  David Zitzerman, Partner, Goodmans LLP

What percentage of production spend is available as a credit?

  • Which countries are offering the most competitive financial incentives
  • How do you go about applying for the credits?  
  • What do you have to set up to qualify?
  • How and when to do you get the money?
  • Need to satisfy certain EU or national requirements as to nationality of director/producer, etc.
  • Is there a cultural test? Any PE tax risk or currency risks?

Download PDF