Blogs tagged "Co-production"

July 2017

CMC 2017: Report – The Route to China

Posted on: Friday 07 July 2017 8:29am

From brand IP owners through to a production facilities, if you have ambitions to work with media in China then the China International Cartoon Animation Festival (CICAF) is the place to be. How do you maximise your chances of success? Are you sure you are ready? If you are going to have a once in a lifetime chance to showcase your brand, your creation, who you are and what you do, then be prepared and make it count. If you are not ready, don’t go until you are… Takeaways The Chinese market is on a scale you will not have imagined China is hungry both for new content AND to find worldwide partners for Chinese IPs The UK has a reputation…

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CMC 2017: Report – Focus on Canada

Posted on: Thursday 06 July 2017 1:18pm by Amy King

Host Jeff Norton from Awesome Media & Entertainment led this morning’s session deliberating the pitfalls and challenges of co-production, joined by a panel of Canadian producers, distributors, and broadcasters Takeaway: Co-production is potentially a complex system, but if the right partnership is formed the outcome is worth it It’s crucial to develop a good relationship with a potential co-pro before signing off on a project Detail:  The interactive session promised to demystify the world of co-production and simply help delegates learn how to do business with Canada. Despite the early time slot, the panel were primed and ready to answer questions from the delegates, and to discuss their own experiences working on co-produced content. Suzanne Wilson from Breakthrough Entertainment joined…

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CMC 2017: Report – Trade, Treaties & Taxes

Posted on: Wednesday 05 July 2017 3:58pm by Simon Bor

Micky Rogers, MRM Inc., hosted this session on the burning questions about financing in the shadow of Brexit, and asked the experts: where are the risks and where are the opportunities? Takeaway: Bad news: No deal on Brexit would not be good for the industry Good news: Co-productions under existing treaties will continue to work whatever happens during Brexit negotiations The current tax credit scheme is unlikely to be taken away, having being introduced by Labour and extended by the Conservatives. Detail Rosina Robson of PACT thought that no deal on Brexit would not be good for the industry. What she thinks needs to be agreed is how to ensure UK production continues to be regarded as European, and that the…

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July 2016

CMC 2016: Report – Focus on Canada

Posted on: Thursday 07 July 2016 1:38pm by Helen Dugdale

Find out what Canada wants – and what you can offer in return Takeaway Yes, Canada has lots of money, but it’s not a cash cow – it wants to develop long-term relationships Canada is searching for incredible stories and characters Canada is a dreamy co-production partner for the UK – we speak the same language and have a similar sense of humour and style Make sure your co-production partner has the same vision for the project and be prepared to make compromises Get good advice to ensure you get the most out of the Canadian co-production treaties Speakers: Andrew Baker, CEO, Kidscave Entertainment Deirdre Brennan, Vice President of Content, Corus Entertainment Miles Bullough, Managing Director, Wildseed Studios Lucy Goodman,…

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June 2010

At last!! A programme for the conference

Posted on: Monday 07 June 2010 7:59pm

We wanted it to be “just perfect” but today we’ve finally gone public with the Conference schedule. It was worth waiting for. Over 30 sessions, 5 research sessions, 5 commissioner sessions, 4 pre-conference workshops - I sometimes wonder how we pack it all in. It’s come together really well thanks to the brilliant efforts of our secret army of volunteer producers and their helpmates the gnomes of the Advisory Committee. The Conference remains as it always was - “by the indstry for the industry”. Though now we cover a whole range of industries dedicated to kids’ content. But time is running out to book some key benefits. The Pizza Express supper on Wednesday 30th is selling fast and the Pre-Conference…

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