Magazine article Screen International

South Africa and Ireland to Seal Co-Pro Treaty

Magazine article Screen International

South Africa and Ireland to Seal Co-Pro Treaty

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Treaty is the eighth co-production treaty that South Africa has signed.

The long-awaited co-production treaty between South Africa and Ireland was signed in Cannes.

"It's something that has been a long time coming. We are all very excited by it," commented Thandeka Zwana, Production & Development Executive at the Johannesburg-based National Film And Video Foundation (NFVF).

This will mark the eighth coproduction treaty that the South Africans have signed.

Why Ireland? "Shared passions, shared struggles. We've both been through struggles. We've both been through hardships," Zwana said.

The Irish have their Section 481 scheme while the South Africans have recently revised their own film tax rebate, which is now uncapped. Both soft money schemes should be able to work together. …

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