The Government has adopted a decision to sign the Audio-Video Co-production Agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of Canada.
The signing of the Agreement shall expand the possibilities of promoting the Ukrainian creative industries, in particular, audiovisual works through constant exchange and intercultural dialogue between countries, the participation of Ukrainian producers of audiovisual works in international film projects, as well as popularization of Ukrainian art abroad.
The application of the provisions of the Agreement will provide the prerequisites for the creation of joint Ukrainian-Canadian audio-visual content, promote bilateral co-operation in the field of cinematography between Ukraine and Canada.
"Today, the Government has supported the signing of the Agreement on joint film production between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of Canada. This event is awaited by both the Ukrainian and Canadian film industry, as it opens up an extraordinary window of opportunity for the distribution of Ukrainian cinema in Canada, for bright joint projects, investments, new joint victories in the world film industry", stressed the Minister of Culture of Ukraine Yevhen Nyschuk.