Capacity building

FundingFundingCapacity building

Film producers and film productions wishing to receive funding for the development and capacity building of film professionals must submit the following documents:

• Documents and related materials, including the introduction of the school, profession and professional development organization, curriculum, budget, and documents to determine the level of knowledge of foreign languages;
• Project documents containing information on organizational activities, training, forums, seminar programs, experience of organizers and experts, information on participants of trainings and events, budget, results and other relevant information;
• In case of implementing a project for the purpose of inviting foreign experts and studying, project documents containing information of relevant organizations of the project implementing parties, professional experience of specialists and schedule in Mongolia and results of project implementation;
• Enrollment letter or proven record that indicate the applicant is currently enrolled.

Film producers and film productions must have at least 30 percent of the total funding for their projects and activities secured upon request.

Film producers and film productions must submit the original document in a foreign language with a translation. The applicant is fully responsible for the accuracy of the documents, and it is possible to provide additional documents required during the selection process.

Requests for funding for the implementation of one project or activity must not be submitted more than three times.

Projects and activities must be able to be implemented within the time specified in the request, and at least 30% of the funds to be received from the Fund must be spent in the territory of Mongolia.

The Council must meet within 45 days after the deadline to receive applications for projects and activities, review the applications, evaluate the projects and activities, make proposals and conclusions and submit them to the Cabinet member in charge of cultural affairs.

The Council must calculate the amount of financial support as follows and make a conclusion:

Up to 80 percent of total funding must be provided for participating in international film festivals and exhibitions with Mongolian films, organizing international film festivals in Mongolia, preserving and restoring Mongolian films, and organizing activities for the development and capacity building of film professionals and production staff.

If the Council considers that the film projects and activities requesting funding are realistic, feasible and effective, it may review the full text of the film, obtain additional clarifications if necessary, and arrange an interview with the applicant. Foreign and domestic consultants and experts may be hired for films (Arthouse films) and other necessary film projects that demonstrate the director’s personal creativity, aesthetic values and views.