Producers Without Borders at the Berlinale Co-Production Market Call For Entries
November 22, 2021
Telefilm Canada is now accepting applications to participate in the Producers without Borders initiative, the visitor programme of the Berlinale Co-Production Market 2022. Applications are reserved for Canadian production companies with a project in development suitable for international co-production.
This initiative will enable a maximum of ten producers, representing a production company, to benefit from exclusive and personalized guidance during the event, in forms such as information sessions, networking events, B2B meetings, consultations, conferences, and more.
Submission Deadline : November 22, 2021
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS AND PROJECTS
To be considered eligible for Producers without Borders, an applicant must meet all of the following criteria:
be a Canadian controlled corporation, as determined under sections 26 to 28 of the Investment Canada Act;
be represented during the initiative by a producer that is a Canadian citizen within the definition of the Citizenship Act or a permanent resident within the definition of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act;
have its head office in Canada and carry out its activities in Canada;
operate as an audiovisual production company;
have produced at least one feature film released theatrically, on a platform, or in a festival;
have at least one feature-length film project in development suitable for international co-production;
have an interest for international co-production but no previous experience as lead producer on an official completed international co-production;
be available and make a commitment to participate in the event from February 12 to 16, 2022.
Please note that only one producer per company may register.