Namibia Film Commission, 2000

Where
Namibia
When
2016
Who
Namibia Film Commission
Key objectives of the measure:

The objectives of the Commission are to support, encourage and promote the development of film production, the film industry and film marketing in Namibia, by:

  1. promoting Namibia as a location for film production on the international market;
  2. attracting film producers and facilitating their initiatives to carry out film productions in Namibia;
  3. encouraging film producers to employ or make use of Namibian personnel and facilities for film production; and
  4. establishing relationships with any local or international person which may contribute to the development and promotion ofthe film industry in Namibia.
Scope of the measure:
National
Nature of the measure:
legislative, financial, institutional
Main feature of the measure:
  1. To provide for the establishment of the Namibia Film Commission;
  2. to provide for the objects, powers, duties and functions of the Commission;
  3. to provide for the establishment of the Film and Video Development Fund;
  4. to regulate activities relating to film production, and
  5. to develop and promote the film industry in Namibia; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.
Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

The objectives of the Commission are to support, encourage and promote the development of film production, the film industry and film marketing in Namibia, by:

  1. Namibia promoted as a location for film production on the international market;
  2. film producers attracted to carry out film productions in Namibia;
  3. film producers enouraged to employ or make use of Namibian personnel and facilities for their film productions; and 
  4. relationships established with any local or international person that may contribute to the development and promotion of the film industry in Namibia.
Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

The Commission is budgeted for by Government through the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology. However, it also has the jurisdiction to raise funds through other means.

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