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Mauritius Film Development Corporation (Under the aegis of the Ministry of Arts and Culture)

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About MFDC


With approximately 75 production companies coming to Mauritius each year for their film shooting, the Mauritius Film Development Corporation acts as a ONE STOP SHOP for the local & foreign filmmakers by providing relevant information, support and co-ordination. The MFDC is the interface between the local authorities and the professionals of the film & audiovisual industry.




Appel à propositions ’Appui à la coproduction audiovisuelle ACP, " une initiative financée par l'Union européenne et mise en oeuvre par l'Organisation des Etats d'Afrique, des Caraïbes et du Pacifique

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This is a calling for project proposals which may be funded under the ACP/EU Culture Fund which is part of the reinforcement of cultural sectors in the ACP regions. The support is mainly for the audio visual sector. 

The projects to be funded will be under a ceiling amount of 40 M Euros over the period 2019 to 2026. An initiative by the CNC, OIF, World Cinema Fund.

Details pertaining to same are available on the website :

Short Film Competition

7 Day Challenge 2020 - 6th Edition

Further to the success of the 1st, 2nd ,3rd, 4th and 5th Editions of the 7 Day challenge, the Mauritius Film Development Corporation is launching the 6th Edition of the 7 Day challenge 2020. 

Filmmakers will have to produce a short film in Seven (7) days. The basic idea of the 7 Day Challenge Competition 2020 is - to write, produce and edit a short film in just one week using an assigned genre and theme given by the MFDC.​



‘Pa Touss Nou Zanfan!’

The main theme of this National Awareness Campaign is to shine a light on the realities of child abuse and bring the viewer face to face with the harsh and cruel world of physical or emotional abuse on children.

The slogan “Pa Touss Nou Zanfan!” was chosen because it reflects on the feelings that we want to emphasize when dealing with child abuse. ​


Bhojpuri is a vibrant living language of Mauritius. With the advent of Indentured Labour Movement as from 2nd November 1834, a great movement of contract labour Girmitiya – was set in motion from India principally, from the Port of Kolkata, Vishakhapatnam, Madras and Mumbai. The great bulk however came from the Bhojpuri Belt of Bihar and U.P. Bhojpuri language has been one of the major channels of linguistic kaleidoscope of Mauritius. Bhojpuri has been and is a popular lingua franca of Mauritius...