2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

USA/Europe Co-Production and Funding Opportunities

Friday, March 13
3:30PM - 4:30PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 17B
Austin Convention Center


Filming in Europe - new opportunities and challenges for American film makers seeking cross-Atlantic locations and funding. Canada has over 50 co-production treaties with various countries over the world. USA has zero. The panel consisting of some of the top European film commissioners will highlight the reasons behind this, discuss what needs to happen for this to change and what other options American film makers and production companies have to access European shooting locations and funding from European countries until this changes. US government representative to be invited to the panel to expand on the topic.


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Ingrid Rudefors

Film Commissioner

Film Region Stockholm Mälardalen

About Ingrid Rudefors – Film commissioner Stockholm and Board member at Association of Film Commissioners International.
Ingrid Rudefors has a vast experience in different areas of film production....

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Mikael Svensson

Certified Film Commissioner

Oresund Film Commission

Truls Kontny

Head of Film Commission

Norway Film Commission

Head of Commission Film Commission Norway - January 2009 – Present (5 years 7 months)

Managing Director Norwegian Film Commission - January 2003 – December 2008 (6 years)

Managing Director No...

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