Apply to the Program

The application should be sent in ONE WORD FILE which should include the following:

  Filled application form

Synopsis 1-3 pages

Director's statement

Initial budget and financial support

CVs - of the director(s) of the project, and if applying with a producer so his CVs as well

Two recommenders (preferable to send two recommendation letters) which are either a professor or a professional

Links to previous cinematic work and/or initial footage/trailer of the submitted project.


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 8 months.

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

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