Authorities manage filming industry in Vietnam
The main authority manage filming industry and filmmaking in Vietnam is Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. And the office that is specialized in this Ministry is Cinema Department. However, when it involves foreign filming, one more authority has the right to manage, that is Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Film schools in Vietnam
To study filmmaking in Vietnam, there are some official schools as follow:
- Hanoi Academy of Theatre and Cinema: founded since 1980, this school had trained thousands of students in filming and theatre industry in Vietnam.
- Ho Chi Minh city Academy of Theatre and Cinema: founded since 1976
Filming market in Vietnam
Filming market in Vietnam now is mostly developed in bigger cities such as Ho Chi Minh city, and Hanoi.
Vietnamese drama or television films that made in Vietnam hasn’t yet made a significant impact and outshined by American/Western, Korean, Chinese movies.
A lot of filmmaking in Vietnam currently are for advertisement purposes more than for art and enjoyment. Vietnam has a rich history and culture but hasn’t yet being able to use those resources in movies.
Film production in Vietnam
Film festivals in Vietnam
Film clubs in Vietnam