Moscow film Commission agreed on shooting 120 films in the capital

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Moscow film Commission for six months agreed to hold a shooting 120 films in the capital, including «Pull-2» Feodor Bondarchuk and «the Sober driver» Rezo Gigineishvili reported on the official portal of the mayor and government of Moscow.

«For the first six months of operation of the Moscow film Commission helped organize and coordinate shooting 120 films. Among them — «Pull-2» by Fyodor Bondarchuk, «Sober driver» Rezo Gigineishvili, «Billionaire» by Roman Prygunov, «French» Andrei Smirnov and «One day of Ivan Denisovich» Gleb Panfilov,» — said in the message.

The film Commission also assisted foreign crews from USA, UK, Italy and China.

Moscow film Commission was established on 21 February 2018 by order of the mayor of the capital Sergey Sobyanin. Its tasks include the solution of problems relating to the harmonization of the shooting in Moscow, cooperation with the organizations and carrying out of joint, including international events in the industry, preparation of proposals to stimulate foreign and Russian filmmakers to make films in Moscow and about Moscow.

The Commission is headed by Deputy mayor for social development Leonid Pechatnikov, Deputy Chairman of the Commission is the head of the Moscow Department of culture Alexander Kibovsky.