Pursuant to the constitutional guarantee on freedom of expression, the State shall promote and support the development and growth of the local film industry as a medium or the upliftment aesthetic, cultural and social values, or the better understanding and appreciation of the Filipino identity.
To achieve this end, the State shall formulate and implement policies and programs to upgrade the art and craft of film making and encourage the production of films for commercial purposes, intended for public entertainment, that seeks to enchance the quality of life, examine the human and social conditions and contribute to the dignity and nobility of the human spirit.
The Film Developmemt Council of the Philippines (FDCP) is the national agency under the Office of the President of the Republic of the Philippines responsible for film policies and programs to ensure the economics, cultural and educational development of the Philippine Film Industry. It aims to encourage the film industry to create quality films - from development, to production, to distribution and exbihition - and to conduct film - related events that enchance the skills of the Filipino talents. The agency also leads the film industry's participation in domestic and foreign film markets and local and international film festivals to promote and position Philippine cinema to be globally competitive. It also tasked to preserve and protect films as part of the country's national cultural heritage through film archiving.
We envision a globally competitive film industry that contributes to the economic development of the country while championing our culture and heritage.
RESPECT. We value four things: ourselves, our colleagues, our work, and our office.
INTEGRITY. We are complete and united in pursuing our purpose.
SERVICE. We serve our country first before ourselves.
EMPOWERMENT. We support each other as we strive for growth and development.