The 2019 Film Prize Nominees

The 2019 Film Prize Nominees have been selected by an international committee in late August 2018. The nominated teams participate in tailor-made workshops to further develop their projects and get prepared for the pitch to the Film Prize Jury in January 2019. The lucky winners will be announced at the award ceremony held during Berlinale Talents in February 2019.

Steffen Kayser

Documentary Projects

Abo Zabaal 1989

Director & Script: Bassam Mortada
Producer: Anna Bolster
Co-Producer: Kesmat El Sayed
Germany-Egypt

Displaced in Heaven

Director & Script: Khaled Jarrar
Co-Writer: Iris Pakulla
Producer: Thomas Kaske
Co-Producer: Khaled Jarrar
Germany-Palestine

Do You Love Me

Director & Script: Lana Daher
Producer: Jasper Mielke
Co-Producer: Lana Daher
Germany-Lebanon

Fouledh

Director & Script: Mehdi Hmili
Producer: Michel Balagué
Co-Producer: Moufida Fedhila
Germany-Tunisia

My Father Looks Like Hassan Fathy

Directors: Sama Waly, Rodrigo Brum
Script: Sama Waly
Producer: Julia Hertäg
Co-Producer: Mark Lotfy
Germany-Egypt

The Syrians

Director & Script: Ismaël
Producer: Willy Rollé
Co-Producer: Ismaël
Germany-Tunisia

Short Film Projects

Double Vision

Animation
Director & Script: Ibraheem Ramadan
Creative Director: Mohammed Mokhtar
Producer: Julia Bruton
Co-Producer: Ibraheem Ramadan
Germany-Syria

Give Up the Ghost

Short Fiction
Director & Script: Zain Duraie
Producer: Boris Despodov
Co-Producer: Alaa Alasad
Germany-Jordan

Homeless Hearts

Short Fiction
Director & Script: Mohamed Sabbah
Producer: Bastian Klügel
Co-Producer: Ghina El-Hachem
Germany-Lebanon

The Other Side of the Lens

Short Fiction
Director & Script: Carine Khalaf
Producer: Dirk Simon
Co-Producer: Jessica Khoury
Germany-Lebanon