About Us

Directorate of Film Festivals was set up by the Government of India in 1973 to organize International and National Film Festivals within the country. DFF facilitates India’s participation in Festivals abroad, arranges programmes of foreign films in India and Indian films abroad and holds the National Film Awards function.

As a vehicle of Cultural Exchange,  DFF promotes   International friendship, provides access to new trends in world Cinema, generates healthy competition and, in the process, helps to improve the standards of Indian Films.

These objectives are served by organizing the following  activities.;

  • The International Film Festival of India.           
  • The National Film Awards and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award.                                            
  • Cultural Exchange Programme and organizing screening of Indian films  through the missions abroad.
  • Selection of Indian Panorama.
  • Participation in International Film Festivals abroad.
  • Special film expositions on behalf of the Govt. in India.
  • Print collection and documentation.
These activities provide a unique platform for an exchange of ideas, culture and experiences between India and other countries in the field of cinema.  It also provides a powerful platform for Indian cinema and opens  commercial opportunities for Indian films.  Within the country, the latest trends in global cinema are made accessible to the general public, film industry and students.

Work allocation of the officer

In supersession of earlier Office Order No. 30/22/2012-FFD (Admn.) dated: 18.12.2012 and Office Order No. 30/22/2012-FFD (Admn.) dated: 24.07.2013, the following duties are allocated to the officers of DFF:-

Name of the Officer Area of work
Shri Rizwan Ahamd, Deputy Director Tel: 26499356 International Film Festival of India, PFF, Print Unit, Upgradation of Siri Fort Complex, Shimla Film Festival, Technical Committee and CPIO
Ms. Indrani Bose, Deputy Director Tel: 26499378 National Film Awards, Indian Section of IFFI and China Film Festival
Ms. Tanu Rai, Deputy Director Tel: 26499352 Indian Panorama, Printing & Publicity and Media Committee + IFFI Signature Film, Hindi Officer
Shri Prashant Kumar K, Deputy Director Tel: 26499352 Administration (DFF & IFFI), Siri Fort (Admn. Issue), CEP in India & abroad, Grants-in-aid, Head of Office DFF, Documentation, Steering Committee & DFF/IFFI Website
Shri Abhe Singh, Deputy Director (Accounts) Tel: 26499354 All matters pertaining to Accounts, Siri Fort (Accounts matter) & DDO
What's New
Hiring of Computers for 45th IFFI‏
Limited Tender Enquiry for Event management agency for providing manpower for Hospitality, Ushering, Stage Management, Hospitality desk , event co-ordination etc in connection with the International Film Festival of India, Goa, 2014
IFFI 2014 Press Accreditation for 45th International Film Festival Of Indian 2014
Limited Tender Enquiry for PR activities in connection with the International Film Festival of India, Goa, 2014
Hosting of dinners by Hon'ble Minister of Information & Broadcasting and Director (IFFI) in the honour of delegates during IFFI-2014 at Goa
Delegate Registration For 45th International Film Festival Of India 2014.
Filling up of the post of Director, Directorate of Film Festival (DFF), New Delhi
Inviting tender for Hiring of Canteen & Catering Service at Siri Fort Auditorium Complex 2014-2015
Call for Entries - Indian Panorama 2014. Last Date for Submission of the Entries: 10th September 2014
Filling up of the post of Joint Director,Directorate of Film Festivals(DFF),New Delhi.
Sirifort Auditorium Booking
  • Terms of Hiring
  • Details of Stagelight
  • Infrastructure Details
  • Graphical View of Booked Auditorium
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