Who We Are

From sending out the calls to selecting projects and emerging talents from Germany and the Arab World, from team consultations to pitching sessions leading to awarding outstanding film projects, several key figures from the film industry are on hand to support this process. 

The Film Prize Team

A team of cultural managers and curators organise the yearlong training and competition program in close consultation with the Robert Bosch Stiftung.

Meet the Film Prize Team

The Film Prize Experts

Mentors, experts and trainers support the Nominees in the project development, tackle issues related to international co-production and prepare them for their pitch to the Film Prize Jury.

Meet the Film Prize Experts

David Ausserhofer, Berlinale Talents 2020

The Film Prize Jury

Professionals from the international film and festival industry form the independent Film Prize Jury. 

Meet the Film Prize Jury

Our Partners

Strong partners in Germany and the Arab World make the Film Prize program what it is today. 

Alfilm – Arab Film Festival Berlin

ALFILM – The Arab Film Festival Berlin is, in Germany, the largest festival that provides a platform to the diverse Arab cinema. Several Film Prize winning productions have been presented at ALFILM


The European Culture Channel ARTE is the media partner of the Film Prize and buys one Film Prize winner every year. 

Berlinale Talents

The Berlin International Film Festival’s talent development program for 250 emerging filmmakers and drama series creators from all over the world. Berlinale Talents hosts the Film Prize Award Ceremony.

Carthage Film Festival

The Carthage Film Festival (JCC) was is the first Arab-African festival in the world and takes place in Tunis.

Festival of Animated Film (ITFS)

The Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) is one of the most outstanding events for animated film worldwide. It organises the Arab Animation Forum in cooperation with the Film Prize.


The Goethe-Institut is a key partner to the Film Prize hosting its Project Lab in Cairo.

Misr International Films

Misr International Films is a key partner to the Film Prize hosting its Project Lab in Dahshur.

Talents Beirut

Talents Beirut is a project that aims to support film talents from the Arab World. Every year, the three Film Prize winning directors are invited to Talents Beirut to fortify their technical artistry. 

The Royal Film Commission

The Royal Film Commission – Jordan (RFC) was established with a vision to develop an internationally competitive Jordanian film industry. The RFC hosts the Film Prize's Project Market Amman.