ABOUT US

Natasha Semone Vassell
FOUNDER

Natasha Semone Vassell is a notable member of the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television & Radio Artists (ACTRA), Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (ACCT) and Women in Film and Television (WIFT) in Toronto Canada. She is also a member of the diversity committee of ACTRA Toronto local office. Natasha was the lead co-producer on a film titled TOMB and it had a featured market screening at the Cannes International Film Festival 2017. It was the first Caribbean Science Fiction movie to be screened in Cannes, France.It was the first Caribbean Science Fiction movie to be screened in Cannes, France.

She is also one of the lead producers for an international Canadian Co-Production with Germany for a feature film titled “RIPTIDE”. This project has received development funding from Telefilm and OMDC.

A Canadian born, resident of Toronto, Natasha has lived in Italy and Germany for the past 3.5 years. College and University educated, she can speak conversational Italian. Natasha splits her time between Toronto, Canada & Germany.

An Industry Powerhouse of Diversity

Our team is a collaboration of established film and production specialists that come together from various disciplines. Diva Film Productions has the collective network and story power to put ideas into film. We know how to tell intriguing and relevant stories across multiple platforms.

International Co-Productions

If you’re looking for a motivated team player for your coproduction, look no further then Diva Film Productions

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU:
– Ongoing federal support for official coproductions
– Private and public discretionary funding
– Access to Federal Canadian Content Tax Credits and Provincial Canadian

– Content or Services Tax Credit
– Enhanced Canadian broadcast license fees
– Connecting you with endless business opportunities

WHAT YOU’RE RESPONSIBLE FOR:
Each coproduction treaty specifies its own terms, as well as the minimum financial participation of the co-producers. The list of countries that have official audio-visual co-production treaties with Canada is below.
All partners are required to participate creatively and technically.
All financing received from Canadian entities must prioritize Canadian expenditures.

Canada’s longstanding treaties generally require a minimal financial contribution of between 20% and 30%. Newer treaties offer lower minimum financial contribution thresholds, making them more competitive internationally.

If you have a project that you would like to have us as part of your production team please email us at info@divafilmproductions.com

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