Production of documentaries / news – magazines / public awareness shorts/ animation films from its headquarters in Mumbai, outlying units at New Delhi, Kolkata and Bengaluru. Production of films for different Departments / Ministries / Public Sectors of the Govt. of India. Release of PSA short films in cinema houses throughout the country through the theatrical circuit of Films Division and propagation of the films through other channels.
Supply of films to the units of the Directorate of Field Publicity, mobile units of State Governments, National Television (Doordarshan), Field Units of the Department of Family Welfare, educational institutions and voluntary organizations. Sale of archival footage, DVDs, screening rights of documentaries in India and abroad. Holding of Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) for documentary, short and animation films binenally. Organizing film festivals all over the country, screening documentaries produced by Films Division on a wide range of themes and topics.
The activities of FD branch offices and production centres