Thailand earns over 6.6 billion baht from foreign film productions


Thailand earns over 6.6 billion baht from foreign film productions ,setting a new record for the Thai film industry.

Minister of Tourism and Sports Sudawan Wangsuphakijkosol shared data on the unprecedented number of international film projects in Thailand in 2023. According to the data, 466 international film projects from 40 different nations shot in Thailand bringing in an estimated 6.6 billion baht.

Since Thailand started encouraging the film industry, this is the highest revenue that international filmmakers have brought in. the United States was the most important source of foreign film crews, with 34 productions earning more than 3.1 billion baht.

Hong Kong was in second place with 10 projects that brought in 707 million baht. The next three top sources were China, Germany, and South Korea.

The top 10 provinces in Thailand with the most foreign film productions in 2023 were:

1. Bangkok

2. Chonburi

3. Samut Prakan

4. Pathum Thani

5. Phuket

6. Nonthaburi

7. Chiang Mai

8. Nakhon Pathom

9. Krabi

10. Ratchaburi

The preceding is a press release from the Thai Government PR Department.

Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.