The US Embassy in the Republic of Moldova has established a new fund aimed at the development of entertainment content in the Russian language, reported Infotag, taken over by Rador. The diplomatic mission announced this on its Facebook page, noting that the fund will be administered by IREX Moldova.
The project “aims to strengthen Moldova’s resistance to foreign malign influence by supporting the production and broadcasting of high-quality Russian-language television content made in the Republic of Moldova.”
IREX Moldova reported that the project is designed for 22 months and aims to promote the diversification of Russian-language television entertainment programs by supporting the sustainable and creative development of Moldova’s audiovisual industry.
More than 40 representatives of TV stations, production companies and studios, producers, independent video content creators, directors, screenwriters and freelancers participated in the first event of the project. They came together to network, share information and ideas, and build partnerships.