'PRODUCTION SERVICES' Tax Credits

  • Stable, reliable & financeable through CFC
  • 100% refundable - no brokering required

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'PRODUCTION SERVICES' Tax Credits

  • No annual funding caps
  • No caps per Production
  • No salary caps
  • No sunset clauses or expiry dates

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'PRODUCTION SERVICES' Tax Credits

  • No 'minimum spend in Canada' test
  • No Canadian filming/shooting days required
    -Both 'Post-Production-only'&'VFX-only' costs are eligible

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'PRODUCTION SERVICES' Tax Credits

  • No Canadian 'cultural' tests
  • Non-Canadian entity can hold copyright

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Canadian Content tax credits

  • Stable, reliable and bankable
  • 100% refundable - no brokering required

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Executive

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David Carter


David is Executive Vice President of Canada Film Capital (CFC), a division of Entertainment Partners Canada Inc. which is Canada’s leading film and television tax incentive financing and administration company servicing the Canadian industry from coast to coast.
 
He is the primary point-of-contact at CFC for production finance and physical production executives at the major studios and independents – CFC’s client base. His role involves encouraging Canada as a production destination, as well as overseeing the delivery of CFC’s services to its client base which also includes domestic producers. 
 
Entertainment Partners Canada Inc. (EP Canada) is Canada's largest company offering innovative and quality production payroll services and client software to domestic and foreign producers from coast to coast. EP Canada is an Entertainment Partners USA company.
 
After graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo, David joined Dunwoody Chartered Accountants on Bay Street in Toronto. In Canada, David is licensed as a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), a Chartered Accountant (CA) and a Certified Management Accountant (CMA), and in the US, he’s licensed as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).
 
Since CFC’s inception, David has been involved in over 1,400 productions throughout Canada and has helped producers access over $ 4 Billion of tax incentive funding. David is very active in many aspects of the Canadian industry, and sits on the Toronto Film & TV Board, the Film Ontario Board and Ontario’s Film & TV Industry Advisory Panel. 
 

Sante Cardinale


Sante is Executive Vice President of Entertainment Partners Canada Inc. having joined the business in early 2006 after having acquired over five years of related payroll experience in the industry.
 
Sante brings a diverse background to the position. After graduating from York University with a Bachelor Degree in Administrative Studies specializing in Accounting, Sante joined the Canada Revenue Agency and worked in personal and corporate audit as a senior tax auditor for six years. In 1998, Sante joined a Chartered Accounting firm working in personal and corporate tax planning areas as well as administering various government incentive programs, such as the SR&ED and film tax credit programs. It was during that time period that his interest in film began.
 
The experience in the public and private sector has provided Sante with a unique perspective and appreciation for all parties involved in the payroll cycle and the tax incentive side. His objective is to provide excellent client service and payroll & tax incentive solutions to the Canadian film & TV industry.