of June 29, 2022 No. 445
About approval of the Regulations on the Investing program in the field of production of movies and other audiovisual works
Based on article 4 of the Law No. 154/2018 on attraction of foreign investments in production of movies and other audiovisual works (The official monitor of the Republic of Moldova, 2018, Art. No. 336-346, 559), with subsequent changes, DECIDES: the Government
1. Approve Regulations on the Investing program in the field of production of movies and other audiovisual works it (is applied).
2. To assign implementation of the Investing program in the field of production of movies and other audiovisual works to the National center of cinematography.
Minister of Cultural Affairs
Minister of Finance
Approved by the Order of the Government of the Republic of Moldova of June 29, 2022 No. 445
1. The regulations on the Investing program in the field of production of movies and other audiovisual works (further - the Provision) regulate procedure, conditions and the procedure of submission of the file by beneficiaries, assessment of the submitted files, procedure for provision and condition of use of budgetary appropriations, and also their accounting and creation of the reporting under them for production of movies and other audiovisual works in the territory of the Republic of Moldova.
2. The purpose of the Investing program in the field of production of movies and other audiovisual works (further - the Investing program) is attraction to the Republic of Moldova of the foreign production complete or partial, movies, television movies and series, animation movies and series, and also other audiovisual works.
3. The national center of cinematography (further - the Center), public organization, authorized to implement state policy in the field of cinematography, as the administrator of the Investing program, provides its effective realization and represents to the Government of the offer on its optimization or adjustment for the purpose of development and expansion of its direct and indirect impact in the field of production of movies and other audiovisual works, gives technical and logistic assistance to Council for providing financial support (further - Council) and appoints its secretariat.
4. The center provides process of promotion of the Investing program as in the Republic of Moldova, and abroad, creation, proper functioning of specialized online platform and management with it, and also signs with the beneficiary the agreement on providing financial support for creation of cinema products or the audiovisual work.
5. The subject, in total corresponding to the following conditions can be the beneficiary of the Investing program:
1) is legal entity - the tax resident of the Republic of Moldova;
2) main type of its activities is production of movies and/or other audiovisual works;
The agreement on cooperation signed with the foreign producer whose subject is production of the movie or other audiovisual work has 3);
4) the beneficiary, founders of the beneficiary or group of companies into which the beneficiary enters has at least 3 years' experience in area of production of movies and/or other audiovisual works;
5) experience in production in the territory of the Republic of Moldova has at least one movie or the audiovisual work in category for which applies;
6) has no debt to the national budget;
7) is payer of the VAT;
8) it is not affiliated with the foreign producer (the related relations - the administrator or his founder is not the relative to the second degree inclusive; is not associated member of the company of the foreign producer);
9) was paid by irretrievable tax for consideration of the file in the amount of 0,5 of % of the minimum quota of foreign investments in production of movies and audiovisual works, according to Item 11.
6. The financial support can be provided to the following movies and audiovisual works:
1) the feature feature film - lasting not less than 70 minutes;
2) the short feature film - lasting not less than 10 minutes;
3) the feature animation film - lasting not less than 40 minutes;
4) the short animation film - lasting not less than 5 minutes;
5) animation series - lasting not less than 5 minutes, at least 6 series;
6) television series - lasting not less than 18 minutes, at least one series;
7) the full-length documentary - lasting not less than 40 minutes;
8) the short documentary - lasting not less than 10 minutes;
9) advertizing filmlet - lasting not less than 15 seconds;
10) the music video - lasting not less than 2 minutes and 30 seconds;
11) television transfers / shows - lasting not less than 10 minutes, at least 6 episodes;
12) reality show - lasting not less than 20 minutes, at least 6 episodes;
13) narrative multimedia products - lasting not less than 10 minutes.
7. To conditions for receipt of financial support the movies and audiovisual works fully or partially created in the territory of the Republic of Moldova are considered corresponding.
8. Production of the movie or audiovisual work begins not later than in 12 months after issue of the qualification certificate of the file. The first day of shootings is considered start date of production.
9. The projects calling for war to national, racial, class or religious hatred, to ethnic, religious, gender discrimination, discrimination on sexual orientation or any other discrimination, territorial separatism are not allowed to tender; projects of pornographic nature or projects on pre-election, political or religious propaganda.
10. The legal entities who did not fulfill the obligations to the Center for the previous agreements within the last three years are not allowed to tender.
1) 100 000 euros - for the feature feature film;
2) 30 000 euros - for the short feature film;
3) 200 000 euros - for the feature animation film;
4) 20 000 euros - for the short animation film;
5) 100 000 euros - for animation series;
6) 15 000 euros - for television series (one series);
7) 25000 euros - for the full-length documentary;
8) 5000 euros - for the short documentary;
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