European Convention

Competent authority in partner country

Individual European competent authorities

Minimum financial contribution
(As a % of the cost of production)


Finance only co-production permitted?

Yes - minimum of 10%, maximum of 25% (Subject to approval by competent authorities). Revised Treaty: 10% (bi-lateral) 5% (multi-lateral)

Third party producers from other countries permitted?


Non party producers allowed?

Non-party allowed with prior agreement from competent authorities

Where the film is made

Filming may be carried out in any country, subject to the requisite amount of points in Appendix II of the European Convention Up to 30% of the total budget may be spent. Note: Revised Treaty: 10% (bi-lateral) 5% (multi-lateral)