Co-production Treaty between
Australia & Italy

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Specific Conditions

  • All processing of original production material shall take place in Italy or in Australia or, where there is a third co-producer, in that producer's country. The majority of this work shall normally be carried out in the country of the co-producer which has the major financial participation.
  • At least 90% of the total footage included in a co- production film shall, subject to any departure from this rule due to particular historical or cultural requirements in the script and which is approved by the competent authorities, be specially shot for that film.
  • All participants in the coproduction shall be nationals of Italy or of Australia or, where there is a third co-producer, of that co-producer's country. In exceptional circumstances, where production requirements dictate, performers from other countries may be allowed.
  • Where the competent authorities have approved location filming in a country other than that of the participating co-producers, citizens of that country may be employed as extras or crowd artists, in small roles, or as additional employees whose services are necessary for the location work to be undertaken. In any case, their employment shall be in accordance with the laws in force from time to time in the co-producers' countries.