$17 million spent for production of Ukrainian films in 2018

Source : 112 Ukraine

Over 40 Ukrainian movies were released last year
17:46, 15 January 2019

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The State Film Agency of Ukraine sums up work done in 2018. Last year, almost $17 million were spent for the production of the Ukrainian films as Director of State Film Agency Pylyp Ilienko reported on Facebook.

“Thus, in 2018, $17 million were provided in the budget program of the State Film Agency for the production of the films. First time ever as the State Film Agency exists, this plan was implemented for 100%, in other words, these funds were paid to the producers and worked for the industry,” Ilienko wrote.

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According to him, the big report on the work of the agency will be provided soon.

As we reported earlier Prychynna.The Story of Love, an animated short film will be shown at Tehran film festival in March.

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Besides, Ukrainian films “Donbass” by Serhiy Loznytsia, “When the trees fall” by Marysia Nykytyuk, and “Volcano” by Roman Bondarchuk got the awards at 49th International Film Festival in Goa (India).

Moreover, Ukrainian documentary film directed by Ukrainian Oles Sanin and American Mark Harris ‘Breaking point: The war for democracy in Ukraine’ will fight for the Oscar Award.

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