Festivals, Prizes, Award Pins: ways cinematographers will be encouraged in Uzbekistan
The Decree of the President of Uzbekistan "On measures to raise the cinematography and the film industry to a qualitatively new level and to further improve the system of state support for the sector" defines measures for stimulating and encouraging cinematographers.
Thus, the document approved the annual holding of the Pearl of the Silk Road Tashkent International Film Festival on a regular basis starting from 2021. Besides, within the traditional framework, the best local filmmakers will be awarded Oltin Humo - the National Film Award. In order to support students of academic institutions studying cinematography, the Decree establishes the State Scholarship named after Khudaibergen Devonov.
To encourage creative workers and specialists who are active in the field of national cinematography, a special award pin "Kinematografiya Fidokori" has been established.
Besides, the Decree provides for the systematic continuation of reforms aimed at developing the national cinema, improving the system of State support for this area and introducing effective mechanisms for film production based on world experience, as well as creating a modern infrastructure for the film industry and developing a film distribution system.