Kaliningrad oblast will be the venue for the filming of six movies

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Odinakovymi in fotobounce on Kaliningrad. Archival photoKaliningrad oblast will be the venue for the filming of six movies© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Odinakovymi the image Bank

The Kaliningrad region will be the venue for the shooting of six feature films and three television series, the production of pictures will be carried out with the use of system rebates – compensation of the cost of shooting in the region, reported the press service of the Corporation of development of the Kaliningrad region.

«In 2018 in the Kaliningrad region will be held the shooting of six feature films and three television series. So many requests from film companies and production centers were sent to the Ministry of culture and tourism of the region. The conduct of all surveys planned with the financial support of the regional government within the program to allocate the rebates», — stated in the message.

Kaliningrad oblast became one of the first in Russia, where it was introduced rebates. The initiator of introduction of system of financial returns to filmmakers for shooting films in the regions is the Foundation of the movie. In 2017, all the five production companies that made films in the Kaliningrad region and have applied to receive financial returns for a shoot, have received subsidies for a total amount of 14.6 million rubles.

This year from the regional budget for compensation of costs to producers has been allocated 30 million rubles. To qualify for compensation from the budget of the film can only in the end of the year, after the completion of the competition, the results of which the film Commission will review applications for rebates. The declared volume of the planned production costs of the Kaliningrad region in 2018 will exceed 500 million rubles.

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