The Film Development Council of the Philippines is the government-backed lead agency for film in the Philippines ensuring that the economic, cultural and educational aspects of film are effectively represented at home and abroad.
The FDCP provides programs that support cultural and educational aspects of film, there were various programs that they highlight to assist and advocate to produce well-made local films. These programs are; Cinema Evaluation Board and Philippine Film Export Service Office. Film Development Support was also established by FDCP including; Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino and FDCP National Registry. In addition, the Film Distribution and Exhibition supports for; Cinelokal and Cinematheque Centre. Lastly, the Film Development Support has its programs for; The Pista ng pelikulang Pilipino (PPP), FDCP National Registry, Cinematheque Centre and Cinelokal.