" Your love and affection give me immense strength to break all the barriers.
People’s power is absolute. My unstinted belief is that the power of people surpasses
all other powers like electric power, magnetic power and atomic power "
Selvi J Jayalalithaa
Hon´ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu
TAMIL NADU FILMS DIVISION
Tamil Nadu Films Division covers all Government functions participated by the Hon'ble
Chief Minister and Hon'ble Ministers throughout Tamil Nadu and releases them in
the form of video news magazines throughout the State.
VIDEO NEWS MAGAZINE PRODUCTION
Tamil Nadu Films Division produces Video News Magazines in C.D format containing
the programmes of important welfare schemes, announcements and development activities
of the Government. These Video News Magazines are sent to all the District Information
and Public Relations Offices for field publicity through video vans in places where
people gather in large numbers.
FILM NEWS REEL PRODUCTION
Video News Magazines are compiled with 10 minutes duration and transferred into
35 mm film. After obtaining the Censor Certificate from the Central Board of Film
Certification, prints are taken in 35 mm film. It is released through the Films
Division, Government of India, Chennai and Madurai Branches to all the theatres
in Tamil Nadu.
The Tamil Nadu Films Division produces jingles of 20 seconds duration to attract
the minds of the people and create a deep impression on the Government Schemes.
With the technological advancement present day films are screened in theatres through
satellites and Qube Digital Technology as times have changed from the use of projector
with carbon sticks. More than 60% of the theatres in Tamilnadu have been upgraded
to the Qube Technology. Since Video magazines of Tamilnadu Films Division were produced
in 35 mm films so far, it was impossible to screen them in theatres having Qube
Digital Technology. Starting from the "Thane Relief measures” video magazine hard
discs are being supplied to enable screening Films Division films in all theatres
containing Qube Technology. Through this, the 100% screening of Tamil Nadu Films
Division Newsreels in all theatres in Tamilnadu has been ensured, paving the way
for the message of Hon’ble Chief Minister’s functions, Welfare assistance and Government
schemes to reach the people.