With the changing evolution in Skill Development space and committed efforts, NFDC has now been recognized as an Awarding Body with Dual Certification by National Council of Vocational Education and Training (NCVET) under the aegis of Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) for the Media & Entertainment sector. In addition to the same, NFDC can now offer Affiliations to the new Training and Assessment Agencies along with the Training of Master Trainers, Trainers and Assessors, Assessment & Certification of the professionals and candidates under various schemes in Media & Entertainment domain.

Mandate: To plan, promote, and organize an integrated and efficient development of the film industry in accordance with the National Economic Policy and objectives laid down by the Central Government from time to time.

The National Film Development Corporation Ltd. was set up by the Government of India with a view to facilitating the growth of the Indian film sector. While NFDC is primarily known for the landmark films it has produced over the years, it has also simultaneously been making inroads in various other aspects of the business of cinema with Skill & Talent Development along with promotion of independent film makers & cinema.

Since 2005, NFDC has been conducting Skill Development Programmes in Tamil Nadu where it has imparted short-term training and vocational courses to more than 5000 youth in the spheres of Animation, Multi-media, Editing, Audio engineering, Digital Still Photography, and courses for camera assistants. Around 70% of the youth who underwent these training programs have since found employment across the Media & Entertainment Sector .The Government of Tamil Nadu is supporting the vocational training programme.

With new dimensions to the Skill Development Sector by the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, NFDC has embraced this opportunity to reflect on nation’s talent in the Media & Entertainment Sector. Talent needs to be nurtured with efforts in the field of Skill Development in alignment with Industry & the National Skills Qualifications Framework.

Going forward NFDC will continue to provide trained manpower comprising of Cinematographers, Directors, Script Writers, Set Craftsmen , Art Directors , Animators, Content writers , Graphic Designers to the Media & Entertainment Industry through various programs in NFDC Training Centres, Centres of Excellence & Online Training Programs