(CFC) has revealed the list of prizes for its new edition within 37th Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) (November 11 – 20). The program also
unveiled the film projects and names of cinema industry figures who will attend the CFC course for 3 days during the CIFF.
jury includes Paul Baboudjian, director of Screen Institute Beirut, Catherine Buresi who has been working in the media and film industry for almost 20 years in addition to Intishal Al Timimi, Director of the Arab Programming at SANAD Film Fund.
offers $ 10.000 monetary prize in the name of the SANAD Abu Dhabi Film Fund, in addition to another prize from Aroma for
a color grading package for one film project only. Mohamed Hefzy’s production company, Film Clinic, along with The Producers of Hany Osama are offering a joint co-production prize.
is hosting representatives of 12 projects in development and production phases to be part of the three-day course in Cairo to communicate with cinema
industry delegates, local and international producers and distributors including:
is hosting filmmakers from all over the world, who have a project with an Arab connection (director, producer, co-producer, main talent, location, subject
matter, etc.) Producers and directors are encouraged to apply with feature-length projects either at the development or post-production phase.
Feature-length creative documentaries are also encouraged to apply.
may be potential project partners. In addition, several cash prizes will be offered to help the projects throughout their development and completion.
was held for the first time in 2010 during the 34th Cairo International Film Festival and proved its importance as a worthwhile
experience to the participants. In 2012, CFC held its second edition hosting a higher number of successful meetings between filmmakers and
industry delegates. Many of the filmmakers who were invited to attend the two previous editions of CFC completed their films, all notable
works which achieved various successes in festivals all over the world. CFC will continue as a platform that empowers Arab filmmakers to
take their projects to the widest audiences possible.