AWARDS

 

MAFF Development Funding:

Feature Films:

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:
  • Swedish Film Institute award with SEK 150,000 to “Costa Brava Lebanon, Director: Mounia Akl, Producer: Myriam Sassine, Swedish co-producer: Olivier Guerpillon, Country: Lebanon, Sweden.

 

Documentary:

Jury:

Amir Ramses (Director and Producer) / Karolina Lidin (Documentary consultant primarily engaged at Nordisk Film & TV Fond) /  Nadim Cheikhrouha (Producer).

Winner:
  • Swedish Film Institute award with SEK 50,000 to “Searching For Kikhia, Director: Jiji Kikhia, Producer: Jiji Kikhia, Mohammed Soueid, Swedish co-producer: Andreas Rocksen, William Johannson, Country: Lybia, Sweden.

 
 

Short films:

Jury:

Jad Abi Khalil (Head of its Beirut Cinema Platform – BCP) / Kaouther ben Hania (Film Director) / Azza El Hosseiny (Luxor African Film Festival – Etisal)

Winners:
  • Etisal Film Fund – Luxor African Film Festival award with 2 weeks long/short films-workshop to “Everyday At 6 am, Director: Yasser Shafiey, producer: Yasser Shafiey, Swedish co-producer: William Johansson, Andreas Rocksen, Country: Egypt, Sweden.

  •  Etisal Film Fund – Luxor African Film Festival award with 2 weeks long/short films-workshop to “Give Up The Ghost, Director: Zain Duraie, producer: Alaa Alasad, Swedish co-producer: Helene Granqvist, Country: Sweden.

  • Film Skåne award with SEK 30,000 to “Worms Will Not Know Pardise, Director: Emna Najjar, Producer: Nejib Ayad, Swedish co-producer: Leif Mohlin, Country: Tunisia, Sweden.

 

 

Post-Production Platform:

Documentary:

Jury:

Layaly Badr (Writer and producer) /  Madeleine Tabar (Actress and producer) / Abdalla El Chami (Producer).

Winners:
  • Mad Solution award with distribution in the Arab world to “Fataria,  Director: Walid Tayaa, Producer: Richard Magnien, Country: Tunisia, Sweden.

  • Imaginarium award with USD 3,000 to “When We’er Born, Director: Tamer Ezzat, Producer: Moataz Abdelwahab, Country: Egypt.

  • Arab Cinema in Sweden award with USD 5,000 to “The Smuggled Sperm, Director: Sawsan Qaoud, Producer: Nada Ennab, Country: Palestine.