From Hollywood to Mongolia: Developing Mongolian film industry - News.MN

From Hollywood to Mongolia: Developing Mongolian film industry

From Hollywood to Mongolia: Developing Mongolian film industry

Today (15 September), Mongolia’s Prime Minister, L. Oyun-Erdene, has met  with major Hollywood studios and film companies to discuss how they can work together to further develop and promote the Mongolian film industry internationally.

Attendees at the meeting included senior representatives from HBO, Netflix, Paramount Pictures and Warner Brothers, who are all in Ulaanbaatar at the invitation of Mongolia’s Culture Minister, Ch.Nomin.

The Prime Minister outlined the Government’s efforts to develop Mongolia’s creative industries as part of strengthening and diversifying the country’s economy. Developing the creative industries is a key part of Mongolia’s New Recovery Policy and provides opportunities to create a new, independent source of growth away from mining.

The Prime Minister stressed the Government’s commitment to create a favourable filming environment in Mongolia to take its film industry to the next level. Mongolia’s Law on the Support of Cinematography was approved in 2021 and started to be implemented in early 2022.

The law introduced competitive incentives, including a reimbursement program for film production costs, to help major global productions and studios create jobs and build capacity, attracting more investment into Mongolia, increasing tourism and creating greater awareness of the country’s unique heritage.

The visit by the leading film executives coincides with “FAM TOUR-2022”, an initiative jointly organised by Mongolia’s Ministry of Culture and the Mongolian National Film Council to promote the incentives available for filming in Mongolia, as well as the activities of the Council and Mongolia’s beautiful natural environment. It is running from 14-19 September.

During the rest of their visit to Mongolia, which lasts until 19 September, the film executives will meet with Mongolian filmmakers, directors, producers and artists, including Nomadia Pictures and the world-class recording studio B Production. They will also visit the Mongol Nomadic Tourist Camp and see an equestrian stunt show at Terelj National Park.

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