| SOUTH AFRICA
There are many countries with co-production treaties which you can download from this page.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has a rebate scheme overview that can be seen here: http://www.thedti.gov.za/news2013/Lobola-film.pdf
The formats for which this is available:
For foreign owned productions:
For official treaty Co-Productions and Local Productions:
Born and educated in London, where he graduated with a BSc in Psychology and trained as a Sound Engineer, Alan has been in South Africa since 1991 and has worked in television outside broadcasts and documentaries.
Moving to film and TV commercials in 1992, Alan worked as a Location Scout, Unit Manager, Production Manager and Line Producer before Starting Bird in 2002.
He combines a wealth of random knowledge with a profound dislike of bullshit. And takes time out exploring the dusty backroads of South Africa on two wheels.Email Alan Lawson
Born in England, Miki has Hungarian and Belgian roots with a splash of Middle Eastern blood and is fluent in both French and English, having attended the French Lycée in London.
Miki moved to Cape Town in 2002 and, having grown up with a film background, began working in the film industry first in locations, before quickly making the move into production.
Combining tough negotiation skills with a passion for film-making, Miki is the kind of producer who rarely takes no for an answer. He has even been known to sell ice to Eskimos!
We hatched in March 2002 and have been specializing in technically complex service production ever since.
Outstanding technical expertise, combined with great logistics, allows us to foster favourable relationships with suppliers and crew. And results in your getting the most bang for your budget.
We have always been a solutions-driven company, recognizing that the success of service production is:
Your project is your baby. We don’t want a custody battle!
Our job is to make you look good. We do the work, you take the credit.
Bruce St Clair
Loic Bail & Aurélien Delpoux
Tommaso Berte &
Damien Fournier Perret
Bakery Films GmbH
Channel 4 Creative
Mad Cow Films
Next Step Filmproduktion GmbH
Partizan Midi Minuit
R Force Film GmbH
The Dfilms GmbH
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