Federal Foundation for Social and Economic Support of National Filmmaking
In 1994 Russian Government was getting ready to celebrate a 100 year anniversary of the world cinematography. In the frame of that celebration, Russian Committee for Cinematography launched creation of the Federal Foundation for Social and Economic Support of National Filmmaking. On January 16, 1995, Russian Government signed a decree, which established the Foundation. Its key goals are:
– to help executing social and economic programs in the sphere of national cinematography;
– to provide financial aid to Russian filmmaking, film distribution and exhibition, and also to particular filmmakers;
– to stimulate Russian and foreign investors to finance filmmaking, film distribution and exhibition.