AWARDS:

MAFF Development Funding:

Feature Films:

Jury:

Ahmed Maher (Director) / Alessandra Speciale (Venice International Film Festival) / Ibrahim Al Ariss (Filmjournalist and critic)

Winner:
  • Swedish Film Institute award with SEK 150,000 to Backstage”, Director: Afef Ben Mahmoud, Arabic Producer: Khalil Benkirane, Swedish co-producer: Maryam Ebrahimi. Country: Tunisia, Morocco, Sweden.

Documentary Films:

Jury:

Carla Mooney (Silk Road Film Festival) / Erfan Rashid (Film Critic – writer and producer) / Talal Al Muhanna (documentary Film and TV producer)

Winner:
  • Swedish Film Institute award with SEK 50,000 to “Back Home, Director: Nisreen Faour and Rashad Alhindi, Arabic Producer: Carole Abboud, Swedish co-producer: Osmond Karim. Country: Lebanon, Kuwait, Palestine, Sweden.

Short Films:

Jury:

Hanna Sohlberg (Film i Skåne) / Azza Elhosseiny (Luxor African Film Festival – Etisal) / Sam Lahoud (NDU International Film Festival)

Winners:
  • NDU International Film Festival award with USD 2,000 to “Brotherhood, Director: Meryam Joobeur, Producer: Habib Attia. Swedish co-producer: Andreas Rocksén. Country: Tunisia, Sweden.
  • Film Skåne award with SEK 30,000 to “Brotherhood, Director: Meryam Joobeur, Producer: Habib Attia. Swedish co-producer: Andreas Rocksén. Country: Tunisia, Sweden.

  • Etisal Film Fund – Luxor African Film Festival award with 2 weeks long/short films-workshop to “The bath, Director: Anissa Daoud, Producer: Loi Achour, Swedish co-producer: Michael Krotkiewski, Country: Tunisia, Sweden.

  • Etisal Film Fund – Luxor African Film Festival award with 2 weeks long/short films-workshop to “Strangers in my House, Director: Nihad Sabri, Swedish co-producer: Maryam Ebrahimi, Country: Palestine, Sweden.

 

Post-Production Platform:

Documentary:

Jury:

Lisa Nyed (Film i Skåne) / Rasmus Steen (International Media Support) / Per Eirik Gilsvik (Sørfond) / Maher Diab (MAD Solutions)

Winners:
  • MAD Solutions award with distributing in the Arab world to “Into the Mist, Director: George Tarabay, Country: Lebanon.
  • Sleeprise Music Production – Ronald Heu in collaboration with Palestinian Oud player Imad Altamimi award with 10 minutes original music to “Into the Mist, Director: George Tarabay, Country: Lebanon.
  •  Good Film & Post award with 5 days of Color Grading and 3 days of Motion Graphics to “Lift Like a Girl, Director: Mayye Zayed, Producer: Mayye Zayed, Country: Egypt.
  • Lyd Til Film award a week of studio time including a sound design (which has the equivalent market price of 25.000 DKK) to “Railway Men, Director: Erige Sehiri, Producer: Palmyre Badinier, Country: Tunisia, France.