MAFF Market Forum 2015 Awards
MAFF Development Funding:
MAFF Development Funding was a collaboration between MAFF, the Swedish Film Institute (feature film), and Film i Skåne (short film).
Finally, ten projects were invited to pitch their films to a jury in conjunction with MMF
Feature Films Projects
Jury: Magdalena Jangard (Swedish Film Institute) – Magada Khiralla (Film Critic) – Rashid Masharawi (Director)
Award and winner: 150,000 SEK from Swedish Film Institute to “Beauty and the Dogs”, Director: Kaouther Ben Hania, Producer: Cinetelefilms – Laika Film & Television.
Jury: Hanna Sohlberg (Film i Skåne) – Nisreen Faour (Director) – Sam Lahoud (Producer)
Award and winner: SEK 30,000 from Film I Skåne to “Roman Ruins”, Director: Meryam Joobeur, Producer: Peripheria – Cinenic Films – Cinetelefilms.
Doc Post-Production Platform:
Doc Post-Production Platform was an initiative that aimed to help Arab filmmakers finalize their documentary film projects. The initiative was a collaboration between MAFF and the Screening Institute Beirut.
Awards and winners
- db-studios award with Sound Design and Sound Mixing to “Aisha (The Orphanage I never Left)”, Director: Asma Beseiso, Producer: Asma Beseiso, Rima Abou Baker, Country:Jordan.
- Postoffice award with Postoffice postproduction to “Little Eagles”, Director: Mohamed Rashad, Producer: Hala Loy, Country: Egypt.
- Lilapost award with Grading to “Room for a Man”, Director: Anthony Chidiac, Producer: Carole Abboud, Talal Al Muhanna, Country: Lebanon.
- MAD Solutions award with distributing and marketing to “Room for a Man”, Director: Anthony Chidiac, Producer: Carole Abboud, Talal Al Muhanna, Country: Lebanon.