Thailand earns $60 million from foreign films shooting in 20101 min readReading Time: < 1 minute
Thailand earned $60 million from foreign film production teams shooting in the country last year, according to the Department of Tourism.
Department of Tourism director general Supol Sripan announced that the statistics of the Thailand Film Office showed that 578 productions were filmed in Thailand in 2010.
This earned the country Bt1.87 billion baht in 2010, double the more than Bt900 million earned in 2009.
The greatest number of foreign production teams was from India and Japan with European and Korean productions following close behind, according to Thailand Film Office (Thailand’s Film Commission) director Wanasiri Morakul.