Within the framework of the international tourism exhibition (Tashkent International Tourism Fair), a presentation was held on the development of cinema tourism in the Republic of Uzbekistan.
There were introduced actual topics on the development of cinema tourism and the popularization of our domestic locations through the films.
The Uzbekistan National Film Commission was represented, which is engaged in the promotion of domestic film locations to foreign companies. Also, the following aspects were discussed:
⁃ What is the Uzbekistan National Film Commission? The Uzbekistan National Film Commission was established in 2018 by the decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The organization is responsible for the development of cinema tourism, the provision of organizational, industrial and technical assistance to foreign film companies in the production of films in the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan, as well as the promotion of domestic film locations in international film markets.
⁃ What is the benefit from Film Commission? Attracting foreign investment through the production of audiovisual products in the Republic of Uzbekistan. For example, we have planned to start in the next 8 months, 6 large projects with a budget of up to 2-3 million dollars.
⁃ Rebate system – what is it? When does it start? Rebate is an exclusive reimbursement system up to 20% for foreign film productions wishing to shoot audiovisual products in the Republic of Uzbekistan. In other words, it is a cash back. This system will be launched from January 1, 2020.
⁃ The Uzbekistan National Film Commission is an official member of the Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) and a member of the Asian Film Commissions Network (AFCNet)