The Mongolian National Film Council will welcome Warner Bros., HBO, Discovery and Netflix to Mongolia in September

Minister of Culture will head Fam Tour agenda

ULANBAATAR, Mongolia, August 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Mrs Nomin ChinbatMinister of Culture of Mongoliaannounced that the Mongolian National Film Council (MNFC) will welcome a number of major production studios, including Warner Bros., HBO, Discovery, Viacom and Netflix to Mongolia September 14-19 to learn about the benefits of the country’s film industry and visit historical places in Mongolia. Five senior production managers and executives have been confirmed to attend so far, with additional studios and participants to be announced in the coming weeks. The MNFC was established to administer film production incentives, reimbursement and other legislative measures to support the growth of Mongolia Cinema industry.

The confirmed participants are Warner Bros: jay rosenwink, Senior Vice President; Discovery: carrie regan, Vice President, Global Content Production; HBO: Patel Krutin, director of production, HBO/HBO Max, a Warner Bros. Discovery company; Viacom: Carlos Lugo, vice president of production, Paramount Media Networks and MTV Entertainment Studios; and netflix: yesreadproduction management manager, Netflix Korea.

Led by Minister Chinbat, the familiarization tour agenda will include meetings with government officials and MNFC staff, along with a tour of Mongolia the capital city of Ulaanbaatar (population 1.3 million); its production facilities as well as a cultural program and visits to the Mongolian countryside. Additionally, the group will meet with top local Mongolian executives, award-winning artists and production companies including: Cineplus, Nomadia Pictures, Hulegu Pictures, Guru Media, Fantastic Production, B Production, U Film and Hero Entertainment.

Mongolian cinema has developed rapidly with a high level of professionalism and the emergence of great talent specializing in film art. Over the past five years, the Mongolian film industry has averaged 80 studio productions, employing hundreds of film industry employees. The country now has many major movie theaters and screening rooms with 40 new movies released per year (17 during the COVID-19 pandemic); and nearly 2 million potential moviegoers.

The core of MNFC’s mission is to develop a vibrant and creative film industry in Mongolia. The Mongolian government has recently provided unprecedented programs to support and encourage domestic and international film producers who base their projects on Mongolia. Global producers can apply for incentives of up to 45%, which come in the form of cash rebates, and are among the most competitive in the world (30% location incentive, 10% cultural incentive, and 5% cash rebates). foreign talent).

Minister Chinbat said: “Mongolia it has much to offer in terms of unique natural beauty and the large urban city of Ulaanbaatar, which employs many talented film professionals, and modern production facilities. We’re excited to welcome some of the world’s best studios to our country to highlight our very generous movie rebates and show how Mongolia is open for international business and investment.

About the MNFC

The Mongolian National Film Council implements the Film Promotion Law and focuses on increasing the film production capacity of Mongolian artists, developing their professional skills, supporting cooperation between Mongolian and foreign filmmakers, and promoting Mongolian cinema nationwide. international. They give permission to foreign filmmakers to shoot in Mongolia, receive and resolve requests for reimbursement of film production costs, and provide all the necessary information. www.filmmongolia.gov.mn

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