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The list of countries with simplified entry to Russia through the Free Port of Vladivostok has been expanded

On January 24, the list of countries whose citizens can apply for an electronic visa to Russia at the entrance through the Free Port of Vladivostok was expanded. The list includes 53 countries.

Asia in Focus

On December 3-4, London will host the FOCUS 2019 international film forum. This year, for the first time, the AFCNet Asian film commissions network pavilion will be presented at the venue.

AFCNet square

October 5 - 8 the Asian Film Market was held in Busan (South Korea) as part of the 24th Busan International Film Festival BIFF2019. The film market brought together about 1000 companies from 56 countries on its site, this year a record number of business meetings were held - 796.

AFCI Cineposium in St. Petersburg

September 13 - 16 the 43rd Cineposium AFCI (The Association of Film Commissioners International) was held in St. Petersburg. At the «Focus on Russia» session, the Primorye Film Commission presented opportunities for filming in Primorye.

The Primorye Film Commission will present the capabilities of the region at the AFCI Cineposium in St. Petersburg

For the first time in history, Russia won the right to host the Cineposium of the Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI). ACFI is an official professional organization that includes more than 300 film commissions in 45 countries on 6 continents. The 43rd Cineposium will be held in St. Petersburg from September 13 to 16, 2019.

The Cinema night 2019 gathered a record number of viewers in the Primorsky Region

The All-Russian action “Cinema Night”, which took place at the weekend, has become the largest and most visited for all the time of its existence. Primorsky region was no exception. More than 5 thousand viewers watched cinema at 11 venues in the region. The movie screenings were held in the cinemas of the region, in squares, stadiums and embankments.

Cash Rebate for foreign film companies will be launched in Russia in the fall of 2019

Cash Rebate is a reimbursement of a portion of the costs incurred by a film company during filming in a certain territory. Now in some regions of Russia there is a system of subsidies for Russian film companies. The introduction of Cash Ribate for foreign film companies will expand the cinematic capabilities of the regions and increase the attractiveness of Russia for foreign filmmakers.

The pilot series of the “Horizon

The shooting of the pilot series of the “Horizon” project took place in the Primorsky Region in April 2018. The project was directed by Oleg Trofim, the main roles were played by Ilya Malanin, Irina Starshenbaum and Alexey Kravchenko.

Belovodie. The Mystery of the Lost Country

The series “Belovodie. The Mystery of the Lost Country ” was released on the STS channel in June of this year. Part of the filming of the series took place in the summer of 2013 in Vladivostok.

The director of the series was Yevgeny Bedarev. The main role was played by popular Russian actor Alexander Petrov.

Primorye Film Commission

On June 5, the premiere of the clip of the American band Slenderbodies for the song «Belong» took place.

Кинокомиссия Приморского края приняла участие в крупнейшем Азиатском кинорынке в Гонконге FILMART2019

This year the film market attracted even more visitors than in previous years. About 9000 representatives of the Asian film industry visited FILMART, where more than 800 companies from 35 countries were represented.