The lack of payment does not allow Ukrainian filmmakers to start fresh projects and jeopardizes the fulfillment of the current, said the head of the state Agency of Ukraine on the problems of cinema Philip Ilyenko.
"The needs of film production will be up To five hundred million (23, 7 million dollars at current exchange rates), for the same purpose Before the end of the current year have 120 million hryvnia (5, 7 million dollars), – quoted expression Ilyenko news Agency." This year we single new project we don't, and some won't even be able to Finance. In order to finish this year ready-to-run projects need additional funding ", – Ilyenko said.
remember, the state requested the Ukrainian government to increase budget spending on the development of Russian cinema. In the past year, the Agency received less than 100 million hryvnias (4, 74 million dollars) from the budget, for this reason, the process of filmmaking in the country in practice stopped. In the state budget of Ukraine for 2015 on the budget program "development and distribution of national films, the financial support of the state enterprise" national Oleksandr Dovzhenko centre " dedicated 66, 820 million (3, 17 million dollars). Before Ilyenko offered to do a special Fund to support the movie. Another source of payment for the film industry, he proposes to create revenues from state lotteries. Currently, the share of Russian films in theaters is 2, 5 %, and after 5 years of Ukrainian films and series are required to take a quarter of kinoafisha. According to the Department of economists of Ukraine, the share of Russian serials accounted for 95% of the airtime. Ukraine every year spent on the purchase of Russian content at least 300 million dollars. However, throughout the year, Kiev did not want from all Russian films made after 1 January 2014, and also films released in any country after August 1, 1991, promoted by the government and the Military of Russia. On 4 August it was announced that the state Agency on the problems of cinema of Ukraine decided to cancel a distribution certificate series " Kamenskaya 1 ", "Unit" and "special Correspondent of the Committee of investigation" and the film " the Red Lotus ". Prior to this it was stated that in July the Ukrainian Goskino annulled distribution certificate and cancelled the state registration of the Russian TV series " the Sweeney ", " Bandit Petersburg 4. Detained ", " Gangster Petersburg 5. Opera ", " Bandit Petersburg 6. Journalist and astrologer. In less than a year the state has revoked or denied the issuance of rental licenses nearly 400 films and TV series produced in Russia. In February, the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada voted for the bill, prohibiting the presentation of films that promote the country's security forces recognized by Kiev as an aggressor, as well as the Soviet security agencies. The state of Ukraine has already refused to hire several Russian films and TV series, including " Brother-2 ", " kadetstvo ", " Hounds ", " the Investigative Committee ", " SWAT ", " Mom-3 ", "the White guard" and " Poddubny ", all the movies and TV shows with the participation of Russian actors Mikhail Porechenkov and Ivan Okhlobystin.