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Odisha Film Development Corporation

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Abbreviation  OFDC
Region served  Odisha
Website  www.orissafilm.nic.in
Founded  1976
Formation  1976
Chairman  Sitakanta Mishra
Headquarters  Cuttack

The Odisha Film Development Corporation is a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) of Government of Odisha. Odisha Film Development Corporation is a promotional agency for the growth and development of film industry in Odisha established in 1976 in Cuttack to promote the Oriya film industry.



  • Establishment of Kalinga Studios with Complete Facilities for Indoor Shooting, Outdoor Shooting, Editing, Dubbing, Music Recording (Mono Stereo), Mixing in 16mm, 35mm and Cinema Scope Format
  • Establishment of Prasad Kalinga Film Laboratory for Processing and Printing of Colour and Black & White Films in 16mm, 35mm and Cinema Scope Format
  • Establishment of a Video Complex in Kalinga Studio for Production of Video Films, Telefilms and Serials with Facilities for Editing, Recording, Dubbing and Shooting
  • Organisation of 16 of Regional Film Festivals for Screening of Various Award Winning and Indian Panorama Films
  • Organisation of 9 of Children's Film Festivals in Collaboration with Children Film Society of India
  • Organisation of the 5th International Children's Film Festival in the Year 1987
  • Organisation of 13 Foreign Film Festivals
  • Sanction of subsidy to 283 Oriya & Other Languages Featured Films & Documentary Films
  • Sanction of subsidy to 13 New Cinema Houses Equivalent to ET Collected for First 2 Years
  • Sanction of loan for Construction of Cinema Houses to 86 Entrepreneurs
  • Sanction of Soft Loans for Production of 95 Oriya Featured Films
  • Sanction of Term Loan for Production of 41 Oriya Feature Films
  • Establishment of an Office Complex known as Chalachitra Bhawan to House the Headquarter of the OFDC at Cuttack with a Film Archive and Preview Theatre
  • Declaration of Film Production and Cinema Hall Construction as Industrial Activities
  • Enforcement of Compulsory Screening of Oriya Feature Films in the Cinema Houses since 11th December 1978
  • Opening of Regional Office of the Board of Film Certification
  • Past Chairpersons

  • Devdas Chhotray, Director of Orissa Film Development Corporation (1983-89 & 1996-98).
  • Sarat Pujari, Member of the Board of Directors
  • References

    Odisha Film Development Corporation Wikipedia