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: 26499386 Indian Panorama, 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 Hari Prakash, Deputy Director (Accounts) Tel: 26499354 All matters pertaining to Accounts, Siri Fort (Accounts matter) & DDO
What's New
Indian Panoram 2015 Selections.
Re-tender for Dinner Hosted by MIB during IFFI goa, 2015.
Corregendum for Tender for Dinner hosted by MIB during IFFI at Goa, 2015.
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For IFFI 2015 Press Accreditation Click Here.
Tender for Hiring of Daily Wagers for the year 2015-16.
Hiring of Professionals for 46th IFFI 2015 for Indian Section and Indian Panorama on Contract Basis.
Corrigendum to Tender for Hiring of Event Management Agency for 46th International Film Festival of India, Goa 2015.
Recce of the location for EMA for IFFI- 2015‏.
Corrigendum for Hiring of EMA for North East Film Festival.
Request for Proposal (RFP) for Event Management of North East Film Festival 2015 to be held from 21 st to 23rd August, 2015 in New Delhi
Corrigendum for EMA for IFFI 2015.
Corrigendum for Hiring of PR Agency.
Request for Proposal (RFP) for Event Management of International Film Festival Of India (IFFI), 2015 To Be Held From 20th To 30th November 2015 In Goa
Request for Proposal (RFP) from PR Agency for International Film Festival of India (IFFI), 2015 to be held from 20th to 30th November 2015 in Goa
Hiring of Professionals for 46th IFFI 2015 on contract basis (Last date for receiving CV for Film Programmers, Interns, Festival Assistant, Office Assistants will be 17th June 2015 till 06:00 PM)
62nd National Film Festival 2015, May 4th - 13th, 2015, Sirifort Auditorium-II.
62nd National Film Awards 2014 - Announced.
Indian Panorama Film Festival from 31st January - 8th February, 2015.
Multi System Operators (MSOs) registration for Phase-III for DAS notified areas
Entries for 62th National Film Awards closed.
Indian Panorama 2014
Indian Panorama Regulations
Specifications For Sending Indian Panorama DCP's
Sirifort Auditorium Booking
  • Terms of Hiring
  • Details of Stagelight
  • Infrastructure Details
  • Graphical View of Booked Auditorium
  • Application Form
  • Sirifort Booking Inquiry
  • Sitting Plan for Audi-I at Sirfort Auditorium
  • Key Plan of Sirifort Auditorium
    62nd National Film Awards 2014 Ceremony
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