Who We Are

These were the creators, contributors and decision-makers of the Film Prize. 

The Film Prize Team

A team of dedicated and motivated external colleagues organized the program in close consultation with the Robert Bosch Stiftung.

Meet the Film Prize Team

The Film Prize Experts

Mentors, experts and trainers accompanied the Film Prize Nominees throughout the year-long program.

Meet the Film Prize Experts

David Ausserhofer, Berlinale Talents 2020

The Film Prize Jury

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

Meet the Film Prize Jury

The Partners

Strong partners in the Arab world and in Germany flanked the Film Prize program.

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 hosted 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 organised the Arab Animation Forum in cooperation with the Film Prize.


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

Misr International Films

Misr International Films was 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 were 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 hosted the Film Prize's Project Market Amman.