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  • The Good Road: India's Oscar entry to be screened at Harvard University 06-12-2013 02:40 PM

    Mumbai: Gujarati film 'The Good Road', India's official submission for the foreign language film category at the 86th Academy Awards, will be screened at Harvard University's Cambridge campus in Massachusetts, US. A production by the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC), the film will be shown Dec 9 at Harvard University's...
  • NFDC Film Bazaar 2013 to begin on November 20 in Goa 13-11-2013 05:38 PM

    New Delhi: Film Bazaar- South Asia's Global Film Market, NFDC's (National Film Development Corporation) promotional arm, is set to kickstart from 20 - 24 Nov, and will be in its seventh edition this year. The film market, like every year, will be held at Marriott Resort, Goa, alongside IFFI (International...
  • NFDC announces names of 9 scripts for National Script Lab 25-09-2013 10:22 PM

    New Delhi: The National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) has announced the names of nine scripts that will be a part of the National Script Lab. These scripts will be mentored by Marten Rabarts (Senior Consultant, Training and Development, NFDC), Olivia Stewart (Script Advisor, Binger Filmlab) and Ritesh Batra (Director of...
  • 'The Lunchbox' and 'The Good Road' are siblings: Gyan Correa 25-09-2013 03:30 PM

    Mumbai: Gyan Correa, whose film 'The Good Road' has been selected to represent India at the Oscars, tackles the controversies that have erupted over the film saying 'running my film down is not going to help any other film'. Many felt that 'The Lunchbox' should have been selected for the...
  • India's Oscar entry 'The Good Road': 10 unknown facts 21-09-2013 04:51 PM

    New Delhi: Debut feature filmmaker Gyan Correa's 'The Good Road' will represent India at the Oscars this year. The film was picked by a committee appointed by the Film Federation of India (FFI), which was led by celebrated Bengali filmmaker Gautam Ghose. Here is a list of 10 unknown facts...
  • NFDC makes its award winning films available for online viewing 06-09-2013 04:11 PM

    New Delhi: Good news for all cine lovers. Some of the best films made in India under the NFDC banner are now available online. In an attempt to make some of the path breaking films, which have won accolades at various International films festival, the films will now be available...
  • NFDC selects six projects for Screenwriters' Lab, Toronto 20-08-2013 05:04 PM

    New Delhi: The National Film Development Corporation has selected six projects for the Screenwriters' Lab, which is going to take place in Toronto. The six projects have been selected from more than 350 applications. The projects will be discussed in Toronto before being sent to Goa where they will be...
  • Rs 13.60 cr released to NFDC in 2012-13: Government 19-12-2012 02:05 PM

    New Delhi: The central government has released Rs 13.60 crore to the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) during 2012-13 against an allocation of Rs 17 crore, the Lok Sabha was told Tuesday. "During the year 2012-13, Rs.13.60 crore have been released to the NFDC against an allocation of Rs.17 crore...
  • 6 Indian scripts sent to Venice film festival 02-09-2011 08:32 PM

    The National Film Development Corporation has sent scripts of six Indian writers to the Venice International Film Festival. NFDC's Film Bazaar project is trying to bridge the gap between the Indian film industry and the international film fraternity. Film Bazaar serves as a platform for the filmmakers to reach out...
  • NFDC mourns filmmaker Mani Kaul's death 07-07-2011 10:10 AM

    Mumbai/New Delhi: The National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) has mourned the death of eminent filmmaker Mani Kaul, describing him as a "legend" who would be missed by film connoisseurs and students of cinema. Kaul died in New Delhi early on Wednesday following prolonged illness. He was 66. "Mani Kaul was...
  • DVD review: Tagore Stories on Film 03-06-2011 04:54 PM

    In this age of torrents and pirated DVDs it is indeed difficult to market a set of classics, even if it about Rabindranath Tagore himself. But the National Film Development Council has pulled out an ace, a set of six DVDs to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore,...
  • NFDC chairman Om Puri plans to revive ailing corp 24-04-2008 03:28 AM

    New Delhi: In a bid to boost the country's bowling repository, the BCCI has launched a programme to unearth talent through open trials for pacemen and spinners at various centres. The trials will be conducted by the National Cricket Academy faculty in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh,...
  • NFDC using IFFI to return to former glory 24-11-2007 11:27 PM

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar went a notch further in Test cricket by registering his 51st Test century on Tuesday and his 97th in international cricket, within two weeks of reaching the landmark 50th century, effectively putting to rest talks of Ricky Ponting or Jacques Kallis standing a chance of eclipsing...