Canada and Mexico to Collaborate in TV and Digital Series Productions

Both countries signed the agreement during Los Cabos Film Festival

Photo by: Los Cabos International Film Festival

The film industry of Mexico has caught the interest of Canada, and both countries have decided to collaborate in the creation of series scripts for both television and digital media.

Canada and Mexico are members of NAFTA, and signed this collaboration pact at the opening of the Los Cabos Film Festival, which brings together international talent from the industry.

"The initial budget is 2 million pesos" (around 105,000 dlls), assured the director of the Mexican Institute of Cinematography (IMCINE), Jorge Sanchez, who said projects will be promoted by that cuantity of money and the Canada Media Found.

Sánchez mentioned that this collaboration will be able to satisfy the need for Mexican audiovisual productions, which contents are entertaining and intelligent for spectators, mainly aimed at children and young people.

"Canada has a long history in fiction, animated or documentary series that we can take advantage of," said the director.

The planned projects are from 8 to 10 productions with a budget close to $360,000 pesos (Around $19,000 dlls) each and the start of production is planned for August 2018.

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