Almaty Film Commission (AFC) is a non profit public organization established with the support of Almaty Government aiming to facilitate the creation of perfect conditions for foreign filmmakers and to provide the best shooting opportunities in the region.
As per the recent Law on Cinema established by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Kazakhstan tax refund up to 30% of the total budget spent in Kazakhstan by foreign film production companies is to be made.
Almaty Film Commission main goals:
– Simplify the process of obtaining shooting permissions in Almaty and Almaty region;
– Consulting services including creation of the online database containing the information on local production and rental houses, distribution companies, cinema chains and film industry independent professionals;
– Providing support in locations scouting;
– Promotion of Almaty as the cultural and touristic center of Kazakhstan.