Mongolian film council to cooperate with Hungarian national film institute

2022-03-16 14:54:03

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ As part of his visit to Hungary, on March 16, Deputy Minister of Culture M.Batbayar held a meeting with Chairman of the National Film Institute (NFI) of Hungary Csaba Káel and directors Ákos Pesti and Csaba Bereczki.

The sides exchanged views on ensuring the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in film studios, film studies, and film production between the Ministry of Culture of Mongolia and the Ministry of Human Resources of Hungary signed in February and carrying out a feasibility study into establishing Mongolia’s first film studio that meets international standards.

The Mongolian side also noted that the government of Mongolia is planning to approve regulations and statute for the film council of Mongolia and launch the council’s activities within April.

The leaders of NFI told the Mongolian delegation about NFI and the country’s leading film studio, achievements in Hungarian cinematography and legal framework for the film industry, especially the favorable tax environment and special offers, expressing readiness to provide consultancy to the Mongolian film council.

Moreover, during the working visit, the Mongolian delegation led by the Deputy Minister of Culture visited Hungarian film studios, Origo and Astra Film, and met with their directors and artists.