Development Funding – Short


Before submitting your project, kindly read the rules and regulations carefully.

  • The applicant MUST be a Nordic resident (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland) of Arab origin.
  • Short narrative project (documentary is not eligible) that has a connection to Arab culture, identity or exile.
  • MAFF does not serve as an intermediary between applicants and producers or between any other parties and is not responsible for facilitating collaborations
  • Nordic producer/director will be invited to pitch the project during MAFF Industry Days in Malmö.
  • Decisions on selected projects cannot be appealed.
  • Malmo Arab Film Festival or the funder are not obliged to participate in the selected projects for future production in any other way.
  • MAFF and the funder shall be listed as supporters of the film with their logos included in the film’s closing credits and Sweden shall be listed as production country.
  • The funding is paid according to the agreement between MAFF and the representative of the winning project.
  • Granted development funding that has not been used shall be repaid.