To make a film in Russia is becoming increasingly easy and profitable. This was announced here at the ongoing 65th Cannes Film Festival Head of the Ministry of Culture Vyacheslav Tel’nov.
"The situation has changed in many ways over the past few years, a new generation of Russian filmmakers better understand the behavior of the world market of cinema" — said Tel’nov. He said that now take further steps to try to alleviate the conditions of filming in the territory of Russian feature films, including the participation of foreign partners.
"We are also doing everything possible to strengthen the position of Russian cinematic world," — said Tel’nov.
As noted today in an interview with Itar-Tass employee Cannes Film Festival, "Russia is the fifth world power in terms of its film market and everyone is interested in, so that it becomes an integral part of the global film business."
According to the latest statistics, the size of ticket sales in Russian cinemas last year reached $ 1 billion. Thus on Russian films now account for 25 percent of this amount.
Vyacheslav Tel’nov reported that the Russian Cinema Fund is preparing to open its office in Los Angeles in order to create additional conditions for the joint production of cinematographic works with the United States.