KIEV, 14 September – RIA News. The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky has promised to make every effort to turn the country into a powerful cinematic state.
"I dream and I will do everything to make the Ukraine become a powerful cinematographic power. We must organize the whole cinematographic process – from filming to distribution and the development of cinemas, so that the Ukrainian director presents his style original and modern art at home and on international screens, "Zelensky wrote on his Facebook page.
The head of state recalled that this week the parliament approved a bill setting up a mechanism to attract major Western film companies to Ukraine.
"His final approval will make Ukrainian territory favorable to the foreign film business. Our filmmakers will receive invaluable international experiences, production growth and multimillion-dollar investments," noted the Ukrainian president.
On Thursday, the Verkhovna Rada supported changes to the budget code of the Ukraine, which ensure stable financing of the film guaranteeing protected elements in the state budget and mechanisms were also created to attract private funds for the film. industry.