(Last Updated on : 13/07/2012)
National Film Development Corporation of India is the central agency established to encourage the good cinema movement in the country. The primary goal of the NFDC is to plan, promote and organize an integrated and efficient development of the Indian film industry and foster excellence in cinema. Over the years NFDC has provided a wide range of services essential to the growth of Indian cinema. The NFDC (and its predecessor the Film Finance Corporation) has so far funded/produced over 300 films. These films, in various Indian languages, have been widely acclaimed and have won many national and international awards.
Services of National Film Development Corporation of India
* Film Finance and Production:
NFDC finances and produces quality films with artistic excellence, social relevance, creativity in form. Import and Distribution of films: NFDC imports good, commercial and artistic films from world over and distributes these in India through various channels such as theatres, video, satellite and television. If you would like to apply for a Loan or have NFDC finance your production, fill in the Application Form and submit it, along with the processing fee, to:
* Import and Distribution of Films in India:
NFDC imports good, commercial and artistic films from world over and distributes these in India through various channels such as theatres, video, satellite and television.
* Export of Films:
NFDC is the single largest exporter of Indian feature films. Apart from marketing its own films in overseas, NFDC markets films of private producers internationally on commission basis.
* Technical Services:
NFDC provides essential pre-production and post-production technical infrastructure support to the film industry, keeping pace with technological developments.
Equipment hire including video, 16mm and 35mm cameras, etc.
Editing and nonlinear editing
Beta AD rolls
NFDC's Film Centre in Kolkata provides production and post- production infrastructure consisting of 16mm camera, tape recorders for synchronous shooting, editing tables, re-recording equipments etc. at reasonable rates. The Film Centre is equipped with the latest type of electronic microprocessor controlled projector for the 16mm as well as 35mm format. The Video Centre in Chennai
provides facilities for preparation of U-matic Masters from 16mm and 35mm films and also duplication of cassettes.
NFDC also offers wide range of technical services for all requirements of film / video preproduction and post production with the state of art equipments conveniently located at vital centres all over India. NFDC on its own volition maintains a website viz. www.nfdcindia.com. This website contains all general information and updated from time to time. For other detailed information the public can ask for up to date version of each one document listed earlier.