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Development Funding – Short

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

  • Director or producer 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
  • At least one representative of the project must be able to come to Malmö during MAFF Industry Days
  • 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.

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Deadline January 15th, 2022