DIRECTORATE OF FILMS
The Directorate of Films extends video coverage to important functions of Chief Minister Sindh, Governor Sindh, Members of Provincial Cabinet and Senior Government Functionaries.
It is mentioned that in spite of the shortage of staff & equipment, the Directorate of Films covers all programs/events if P.T.V unit is not available for coverage of Chief Minister Sindh, the recording of programs/events is done by Directorate of Films. The recorded videos are immediately provided to P.T.V and other important electronic news channels to screen the same videos for projection purpose. But now it is stopped and the staff is shifted to Directorate of Press Information.
Issuance of NOCs
Prior to issuance of NOCs undertake it is to scrutinize of the script of dramas, musicals, stage shows, variety shows etc to avoid obscenity, vulgarity and nudity and such contents which may incite sectarian, ethnic and linguistic hatred law.
NOCs are verification of the relevant documents of the event/program for which the organizer has applied for. Besides this, the Government of Sindh with the approval of the Competent Authority has Levi/imposed Fee on Social events in the Province. All Organizers would be issued to various stage & musical programs from Directorate of Films after paying the certain fee to Government treasury Films Directorate be given the power of licensing and NOCs to Cinemas for showing the Government Documentaries as well as the Cultural Programs of the Sindh Government.
One of the most significant functions of this Directorate is the preparation of documentaries/film reports on cultural heritage as well as socio-economic uplift of the province, and to highlight the progress and performance of the Government in different fields. If fully trained technical staff/technology is provided, the same may be forwarded to Cinemas for running before their shows, as it was practiced in the past. And now it has been stopped due to non-availability of funds.
The documentaries prepared in the past are listed as under:
1. Development schemes of Karachi.
2. Cultural Heritage of Sindh.
3. Handicrafts &Cottage Industry of Sindh.
4. Green Turtles of Sindh.
5. Silk Worms/Forests of Sindh
6. Sukkur Barrage
7. Shahree Difa (Civil Defence).
8. Wild Life
10. Urs of Qalander Shahbaz.
11. Urs of Sachal Sarmast.
12. Urs of Hazrat Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai.
13. Urs of Hazrat Abdullah Shah Ghazi.
14. Bangle Industry of Sindh
Documents are required for No Objection Certificate/necessary permission.
- Application of the organizer.
- Booking Letter of premises/Venue.
- NOC of Town Municipal Administration (TMA).
- Two copies of drama script for Scrutinized the Script before 10 days.
- List of Artists/Performers.
- CNIC copy of organizer.
- Submit paid Government fee challan for the issuance of NOC.
- Two Invitation Card for Record.