MAFF Market Forum 2018 Awards
MAFF Development Funding:
Jury: Chiraz Lari, Director of the Tunisian National Cinema and Image Center -CNCI – Hani Osama, Producer – Shivani Pandya, Managing Director of Dubai International Film Festival -DIFF
Winner: SEK 150,000 from Swedish Film Institute to “Costa Brava Lebanon”, Director: Mounia Akl, Producer: Myriam Sassine, Swedish co-producer: Olivier Guerpillon, Country: Lebanon, Sweden.
Jury: Amir Ramses, Director and Producer – Karolina Lidin, Documentary consultant primarily engaged at Nordisk Film & TV Fond – Nadim Cheikhrouha, Producer.
Winner: SEK 50,000 from Swedish Film Institute to “Searching For Kikhia”, Director: Jiji Kikhia, Producer: Jiji Kikhia, Mohammed Soueid, Swedish co-producer: Andreas Rocksen, William Johannson, Country: Lybia, Sweden.
Jury: Jad Abi Khalil, Head of its Beirut Cinema Platform – BCP – Kaouther Ben Hania, Film Director – Azza El Hosseiny, Luxor African Film Festival – Etisal
2 weeks long/short films-workshop from Etisal Film Fund – Luxor African Film Festival to “Everyday At 6 am”, Director: Yasser Shafiey, producer: Yasser Shafiey, Swedish co-producer: William Johansson, Andreas Rocksen, Country: Egypt, Sweden.
2 weeks long/short films-workshopfrom Etisal Film Fund – Luxor African Film Festival to “Give Up The Ghost”, Director: Zain Duraie, producer: Alaa Alasad, Swedish co-producer: Helene Granqvist, Country: Sweden.
- SEK 30,000 from Film i Skåne to “Worms Will Not Know Pardise”, Director: Emna Najjar, Producer: Nejib Ayad, Swedish co-producer: Leif Mohlin, Country: Tunisia, Sweden.
Doc Post-Production Platform:
Jury: Layaly Badr, Writer and producer – Madeleine Tabar, Actress and producer – Abdalla El Chami, Producer.
Distribution in the Arab world by Mad Solution to “Fataria”, Director: Walid Tayaa, Producer: Richard Magnien, Country: Tunisia, Sweden.
USD 3,000 from Imaginarium to “When We’er Born”, Director: Tamer Ezzat, Producer: Moataz Abdelwahab, Country: Egypt.
USD 5,000 from Arab Cinema in Sweden to “The Smuggled Sperm”, Director: Sawsan Qaoud, Producer: Nada Ennab, Country: Palestine.