Winning Mechanics of Interprovincial Production | 

Collaboration or Co-Production?

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In the production process, identifying and involving private or public partners is essential to the success of a project. However, financing and regulations can be an issue that production companies face in the case of projects that involve multiple provinces. The way these issues are handled will help determine the type of producing relationship between the parties: if it will be an interprovincial collaboration or a co-production. This panel, presented by Telefilm Canada, will explore case studies to identify winning trends in interprovincial production.

Friday, April 14, 2023
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
Session Language
English language session
GreenGround Productions & CineGround

Andreas Mendritzki is a founding member of GreenGround Productions, a Montréal based production company, as well as its sister company, CineGround, a leading camera rental and post-production facility. Recent projects include: Denis Côté’s Berlinale Encounters Best Director winning feature Hygiène Sociale, and the docu-fiction hybrid film Wilcox. Feature documentaries include Laura Bari’s Primas, and Tao Gu’s Taming the Horse. He is a 2017 IDFA talent lab alumni. He is currently producing new projects by Aboozar Amini, Julien Elie and Sofia Bohdanowicz.

Manito Média Inc.

As his family would attest, Charles Clément has been super passionate about the art and business of storytelling since his early days growing up in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Since that time, along with his brother, they have built a production company that has produced hundreds of episodes of television for many Canadian broadcasters in all genres and in multiple languages. Many intra and inter-provincial co-productions have also been a key part of their storytelling adventure.

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Shehrezade Mian is a Pakistani producer based in Toronto. Mian is an alumnus of the TIFF-Netflix Talent Accelerator, the European Audio-Visual Entrepreneurs (EAVE) On Demand Access Program for producers presented by the NSI and CMF, and the WIFT Connect mentorship program with the SVP of VICE Media. Mian is also a 2 x recipient of the competitive Telefilm Talent To Watch program. Her feature film Concrete Valley by Antoine Bourges made its world premiere at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival and its international premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival 2023. Shehrezade also works at Hawkeye Pictures.

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