The CNC manages allocations from the ministry of culture for the cinema :
- grants for film production and distribution, creation and modernization of cinemas, technical industries,...
- for television : grants to produce programmes made for all television channels (terrestrial television, cable and satellite broadcast channels).
It supervises financial instruments for the sector based on tax relief. Support schemes for production are also implemented by tax relief measures (SOFICA) and organizations like the Institut pour le financement du cinéma et des industries culturelles.
The CNC provides aid to the new image technologies sector: virtual images, optical digital disks, DVD, Internet, etc.
It manages film and television actions for the ministry of culture and government administrative departments, and the government funding accounts for the film and television production industry (COSIP).