CO-PRODUCTION

MovieBox Studios would be very pleased to work with you on your next production and can help and advise on all stages of the process.

 

We can advise on planning, kit, crew, financing and provide solutions to help you achieve your goals.

 

We have a studio facility in phased construction in the stunning Algarve and many fantastic local locations to choose from.

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MovieBox Studios
Phase 1

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MovieBox Studios Algharve Build Space 4.JPG
MovieBox Studios Algharve Build Space 4.JPG

83,00sqft of build space, construction workshop, ancillary space and locations

MovieBox Studios
Phase 2

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We are currently developing the site into a state of the art film production facility

LOCATIONS

California double locations and much more

CO-PRODUCTION BENEFITS

Portugal is on average 20-25% more affordable than Spain when it comes to crew, locations, cast and ancillary space

Accommodation is also typically cheaper, with great autumn and winter offers and discounts available.

Portugal offers up to 30% cash rebate as an incentive

 

There is a diverse multicultural pool of talents from high end DPs, technicians, ADs, wardrobe stylist and makeup artists .

Access to national equipment rental for camera, grip and lighting departments.

Specialist operators including drone pilots, steadicam operators, stabilized heads, DITs are also readily available

CO-PRODUCTION AGREEMENTS

Portugal is part of 12 bilateral co-production treaties –, Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Cape Verde, Angola,Mozambique, Brazil,, Israel and Morocco. This means that coproducing with Portuguese partners is opening doors to possible coproductions with more than 50 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas.

NATIONAL FINANCIAL SUPPORT

The ICA manages more than twenty types of financial support for national cinema and audiovisual projects, namely in development, production, distribution, exhibition, festivals, promotion, among others. Support for film production includes short films, documentaries, animation, portuguese minority 

The ICA manages more than twenty types of financial support for national cinema and audiovisual projects, namely in development, production, distribution, exhibition, festivals, promotion, among others. Support for film production includes short films, documentaries, animation, portuguese minority 

SUPRANATIONAL FINANCIAL SUPPORT

Portugal participates in several supranational funds and programmes, such as the Creative Europe Programme (European Union), Eurimages Fund (Council of Europe) and the Ibermedia Fund (Iberian and Latin-American Countries Community). Portugal is also a member of the EFP – European Film Promotion, a structure created in 1997 with the goal to develop and strengthen the worldwide promotion and distribution of European cinema.

T & C's

  • Production companies must have a sound technical and financial set-up and professional experience recognized by the competent authorities

  • Production companies must respectively comply with the applicable Spanish or Portuguese regulations,

  • Artistic and technical staff must be nationals or residents of either Spain or Portugal

  • Minority coproducer contribution has to include technical, artistic and creative participation in proportion with his investment ; artists, technicians and directors, who are not nationals of Spain nor Portugal may be permitted, if required by the film, subject to the joint agreement of the authorities of both countries

  • A case-by-case basis to the co-production of films between Spain and Portugal and countries with which either of them is bound by film co-production agreements is favoured by the competent authorities of the two countries

  • Studio shooting shall preferably take place in studios located within majority coproduction country

  • Co-produced films shall be shown at international festivals by the country providing the majority co-producer or, in the event of equal financial participation, by the co-producing country of which the director is a national.