Call for MAFF Development Funding Application for short film

In its fifth annual iteration, Malmo Arab Film Festival and Film i Skane announce the initiative MAFF Development Funding for short film. The fund’s purpose is to support film projects in the development stage for creators active in the Nordic region.


To be able to apply for development support, recipients must fulfill at least one of the below criteria:

  • The project focuses on topics revolving around Arab culture, identity and the diaspora.
  • The producer and/or director reside in a Nordic country (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland) and has/have Arabic background.

The winning project will receive SEK 30 000 from Film i Skane. The prize money will be announced at the closing ceremony of Malmo Arab Film Festival. The festival takes place from October 4 to October 8, 2019.

The application opens March 11 and the deadline to apply is May 31.

For more information click here