Russia and Armenia can establish a joint Fund movie

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Russia and Armenia can create a film Fund to support joint projects, said the Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky on Wednesday, quoted in a press-service.

«We have joint projects, a few years ago came the film «Earthquake» this year «Spitak», which won the «Silver George» for best Director at the recent Moscow international film festival», — said Vladimir Medinsky, stressing that the two countries there are quite a lot of interesting common themes that could form the basis of certain tapes.

According to him, the Fund, with total capital would make the customer both the production and promotion of collaborative paintings, and the mechanism of its establishment «can be very simple,» «non-bureaucratic superstructure.»

«It may be a legal entity that has a Director with the Armenian and Russian parties and the expert Council that decide what projects to support. It can be both social and commercial of the tape», — explained Medinsky.

He said that in commercial films, the Fund would allocate the money, for example, on a revolving basis. Also, according to him, you might consider creating a private-public organization. «We can not only target audience of Russia and Armenia, but to unite efforts in promoting our films abroad, because the Russian and Armenian Diaspora in the world large enough» — said the Minister.

For his part, the Minister of culture of Armenia Lilit Bakunts called the creation of the Russian-Armenian film Foundation is a good idea. «We need to understand what steps should be taken in this direction, to understand the format and what resources, human and financial, is needed,» she said, expressing confidence that this organization will contribute to the emergence of new talented Directors.

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