Filmprize for International Cooperation

We are looking for emerging filmmakers from the Arab World and Germany who want to realize a joint film project in co-production. The aim is to provide primary experience with international co-production and to support intercultural exchange and understanding.

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The Selection Committee and the Film Prize team congratulate. 

The 2020 Nominees are revealed

At the end of August 2019, the selection committee with Christine Kopf, Fabian Driehorst, Florian Weghorn, Hania Mroué and Mohamed Siam unanimously nominated the 2020 FILM PRIZE NOMINEES after intensive and lively discussions. Three documentaries, three animation and four short fiction projects were selected with teams from Algeria, Egypt, Germany, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria. The German-Arab teams are now invited to participate in the Film Prize training program and finally to compete for the three Film Prizes which will be awarded by the international Film Prize jury in February next year.

One-to-one meetings during the Project Market Amman 2019.

Project Market Amman
The eighth edition of the Project Market Amman is over. During the five-day program at the Royal Film Commission – Jordan, filmmakers from the Arab World and producers from Germany were able to discuss the projects, exchange ideas and get to know each other better. Which teams have found each other will be revealed by the applications for the Film Prize 2020, which must be submitted by 31 July 2019. 

And the 2019 Film Prize winners are ...

The three 2019 Film Prize winners were announced at the award ceremony held during Berlinale Talents on February 10, 2019. Two documentaries and one short fiction project were each awarded the 60,000 Euro Film Prize and can start production.

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