Making Cambodia a welcoming destination for foreign film shootings

MCFA’s Department of Cinema and Cultural Diffusion
Key objectives of the measure:

to attract foreign film production companies to shoot in Cambodia

Scope of the measure:
Regional, National, International
Nature of the measure:
regulatory, institutional
Main feature of the measure:

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.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

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)

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

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

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Cinema/ Audiovisual Arts