Assam State Film (Finance and Development) Corporation Ltd.

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Assam State Film (Finance and Development) Corporation Ltd.
Abbreviation ASFFDC
Formation 4 September 1974 (1974-09-04)
Legal status Active
Focus Promotion of Cinema of Assam
Headquarters Panjabari, Guwahati, Assam
Region
India
Owner Government of Assam
Key people
Chairperson: Jatin Bora
Vice Chairperson: Abhijit Nath
Website filmfinance.assam.gov.in

Assam State Film (Finance and Development) Corporation Ltd. (ASFFDC) is an organization undertaken by Government of Assam which aims in developing and promoting the legacy of Assamese cinema. It was incorporated on September 4, 1974 under Companies Act 1956 by the Government of Assam.[1]

ASFFDC co-produced several Assamese films in recent years in joined venture with other production houses which includes Jahnu Barua's Baandhon (2012), Rajni Basumatary's Raag (2014) among others.[2][3]

Work[edit]

ASFFDC provides financial assistance and logistics to Assamese filmmakers by advancing loans, subsidies, grants etc. or by extending financial assistance in any other manner. It also opened the first film archive and film museum North East India, Jonakee.

ASFFDC started producing Assamese films in 2000 with its first release Nisiddha Nadi. However its second production was released in 2012, after a gap of 12 years. Since then it has been actively co-producing several Assamese films.[4][5]

Produced Films[edit]

Released Films[edit]

Year Title Co-producer Director
2000 Nisiddha Nadi - Bidyut Chakraborty
2012 Baandhon - Jahnu Barua
2014 Raag Manna Films Rajni Basumatary
2014 Paani JD Films Jadumoni Dutta
2014 Sringkhal Silverline Production Prabin Hazarika
2014 TRP... aru JR Enterprises Mridul Gupta
2016 Saat Nomboror Sandhanat - Abdul Majid
2016 Dikchow Banat Palaax Canvascope Sanjib Sabhapandit
2017 Tumi Aahibane Prerana Creations Prerana Barbarooah
2017 Sonar Baran Pakhi BB Entertainment Pvt. Ltd Bobby Sarma Baruah

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ASFFDC - Right To Information". Retrieved 4 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Post 'Baandhon', ASFFDC plans to revive Assam film industry". Business Standard. Panaji. Press Trust of India. 21 November 2012. Retrieved 4 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Film body works on returns". The Telegraph. Guwahati. 27 November 2014. Retrieved 6 January 2016.
  4. ^ Kaushik, Divya (20 September 2014). "True to his Salt". Daily Pioneer. Retrieved 4 January 2016.
  5. ^ "People will go to theatres if quality of films improve: Adil". Business Standard. Guwahati. Press Trust of India. 17 December 2015. Retrieved 4 January 2016.