Making Cambodia a welcoming destination for foreign film shootings

MCFA’s Department of Cinema and Cultural Diffusion
Objectifs clefs de la mesure:

to attract foreign film production companies to shoot in Cambodia

Périmètre de la mesure:
Regional, National, International
Nature de la mesure:
regulatory, institutional
Principale caractéristique de la mesure:

It is an overall Cambodian policy to encourage foreign filming companies to come and shoot in Cambodia. Cambodian government will help endorsing or providing administrative supports for the filming such free import of filming equipment to Cambodia. We noted that in 2015,  67 foreign film projects were shot in Cambodia: 2 Feature Film, 15 TV Series, 43 Documentaries, 1 Music Video, 6 TV Program.

Résultats attendus de la mise en œuvre de la mesure:

More foreign film will come to film in Cambodia and thus creates more jobs for both local film companies and local people. Moreover, Cambodia is more known to the world.

Raising competences of film workers (cameraman & sound professionals, etc.) and other related craftsmen engaged in film industry (from catering to driving and other services)

Ressources financières allouées à la mise en œuvre de la mesure:

The Department's use its limited financial allocation for implementing the measure.

Objectif(s) de la Convention 2005 de l'UNESCO
Domaines culturels
Cinéma/Arts audiovisuels