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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.


Short Film Competition


Further to the success of the 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th Editions of the 7 Day challenge, the Mauritius Film Development Corporation is launching the 5th Edition of the 7 Day challenge 2019 on 5th December 2019.  Filmmakers will have to produce a short film in Seven (7) days. The basic idea of the 7 Day Challenge Competition 2019 is - to write, produce and edit a short film in just one week using an assigned genre and theme given by the MFDC.



Bhojpuri Short Film Competition

A Bhojpuri Film Award Ceremony will be held on the occasion of the Bihar Diwas 2019 on Sunday 26th May 2019 organized by the Bhojpuri Speaking Union in collaboration with the Indian High Commission and the Mauritius Film Development Corporation (MFDC) to mark this event. It would be henceforth an annual event.


La Sécurité Routière Short Film Competition 2019

The short film completion on road safety focus on the effects after a road crash. It highlights that apart from the physical and psychological impacts, accidents cause a major impact on a person's family life, emotional, career and financial circumstances.


Nou Heritage, Nou fiérter

To promote our Mauritian Cultural Heritage and sensitise the public on the importance of its safeguarding, this year the National Heritage Fund and Mauritius Film Development Corporation are proud to announce the launching of a short film competition on the theme “Nou Heritage, Nou fiérter” and you are what we are looking for.

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