Apply to the Program

The application should include:

Application form

Synopsis of 1 to 3 pages

Director's statement

Initial budget and financial support

Applicants' CVs

Two references from a professor or a professional

Previous cinematic work and/or initial footage/trailer of the submitted project (if applicable).


Applications must be submitted in English

Applications must be sent in ONE WORD FILE which includes all requested documents mentioned above.

** Submissions should be sent by email to [email protected]


Entry requirements:

Participants must be citizens of one of the countries: 

Algeria, Iran, Afghanistan, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, & United Arab Emirates

Seminars, workshops and tutorial sessions are held in English, so the participants must have basic knowledge in this language.

The selected filmmakers would have to participate in a full series of three seminars within a year.

The project submitted may be in any stage of development, including initial footage.

Applicant may act as a director-producer of a project.