Competent authority in partner country
China Film Co-Prodcution Corporation (CFCC)
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)
Third party producers from other countries permitted?
Non party producers allowed?
Yes - Any state (which is not a third-party state), see restrictions set out in paragraph 39 of the BFI Co-Production Guidance notes.
Where the film is made
Unless the Competent Authorities agree otherwise: (a) all work on the co-production prior to completion shall be carried out in the UK or China, or where there is a Third Party Co-producer, in the State or region in which that Third Party Co-producer is established, and (b) the majority of the work on the co-production shall be carried out in the State or region in which the Party Co-Producer or Third-Party Co-producer making the greatest financial contribution is established; but nothing in the Agreement shall prevent co-production work in a third country or region if the script or the circumstances require it, and the Competent Authorities agree.