Mediterranean Film Factory (Med Film Factory)


Title Mediterranean Film Factory (Med Film Factory)
Promoter of the project The Royal Film Commission- Jordan
Contact person Deema Azar
Contact details Mediterranean Film Factory (Med Film Factory)
The Royal film commission - Jordan
Building number 5, Omar Bin Al-Khatab Street
1st Circle, Amman, Jordan
Telephone / Fax Telephone: + 962 6 461 3835 ext 104
Fax + 962 6 461 1379
E-mail Address
Partner 1 Sud Ecriture Scenario
11 rue Mami, 2070 La Marsa, Tunisia
Contact person: Dora Bouchoucha
Tel: + 216 71 749 080
Fax: + 216 71 748 255
Partner 2 Huston School of Film & Digital Media
National University of Ireland, Galway
Contact person: Rod Stoneman
Tel: + 353 91 492999
Fax: NA
Duration 36 months

MFF is an annual interrelated three workshop programme.

The first session is for selected Directors only: the Directors Workshop allows participants to improve their directing skills.

The second session is for Producers only. The Producers Coaching Programme addresses professional aspects of producing with emphasis on creative producing, marketing, funding, legal aspects, pitching, distribution, exhibition, especially within the region.

The third session is for Teams of Directors and Producers who have full access during the three to four day assemblage: the Independent Film Assembly gathering in addition to teams of Directors and Producers professional Guests who will support the teams even further.

MFF team will provide teams of Directors and Producers with an ongoing support in between sessions and in following years to enable their project to develop further and become visible.

Project start date January 2011
Calendar 2012/2013

1st seminar: 11-18 July 2012 (Directors workshop) – Amman
2nd seminar: December 2012 (Producers workshop) – Tunisia
Independent Film Assembly: Spring 2013 - Jordan

Target Arab film Directors and Producers (eight to ten selected teams per year), working on their first or second feature narrative project.
Selection process
  • Eligible applicants must be Arabs, eligible countries are: (Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Syria and Tunisia) in spite of their country of residence.
  • Applications must comprise teams of Directors and Producers working on their first or second feature narrative film project. (The MFF team could assist individual applicants to assemble their teams).
  • Directors could be Co-writers on the project or Screenwriter/ Directors.
  • Script’s Rights Clearances are a prerequisite.
  • Only Arabic or English submission are considered though English translation of selected projects will be required three weeks prior to the Directors Workshops.


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