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10/04/2012

Tunisian filmmaker Ben Ammar in search of new talentTunisian filmmaker Ben Ammar in search of new talent

Tarak Ben Ammar, the celebrated Tunisian film producer, announced last Friday the launch of a new competition, designed to promote the talents of young Tunisian filmmakers.

The Tunisian Mobile Film Festival will ask teams of budding filmmakers to shoot a one-minute movie on a mobile phone and upload it to the Internet Teams of up to six people under the age of 30 and residing in Tunisia are eligible to enter. The...

Events and Festivals, Tunisia

03/04/2012

Cultural centres to boost Tunisian distributionCultural centres to boost Tunisian distribution

In Sousse last weekend, Tunisian film professionals discussed digitising screens in cultural centres to boost national film distribution.

(News 80) On the margins of the Sousse International Film Festival for Children and Youth, from March 25 to April 1, cinema professionals discussed how to boost Tunisian film distribution. Distributing independent films, especially Tunisian...

Industry, Tunisia

28/03/2012

Two South Mediterranean projects selected by the Jan Vrijman FundTwo South Mediterranean projects selected by the Jan Vrijman Fund

This January, the Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival (IDFA)’s Jan Vrijman Fund chose two South Mediterranean film projects for funding from 401 projects from over 40 countries. These were The Cleaner by Sarah Lamrini (Morocco) and...

Industry, Events and Festivals, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt

26/03/2012

Tunisian-Italian cooperation projects, apply for EU funding!Tunisian-Italian cooperation projects, apply for EU funding!

Tunisian and Italian associations from the audiovisual and film sector working together on a project can apply for funding before May 14 2012

The EU-funded Italy-Tunisia Cross-Border Cooperation (CBC) programme is inviting Tunisian associations from the audiovisual and film sector to submit proposals for cooperation projects with an Italian partner. Tunisian applicants can be...

Opportunities, Tunisia

24/03/2012

Boosting Arab cinema. Interview with Khalil Benkiriane and Afef Ben MahmoudBoosting Arab cinema. Interview with Khalil Benkiriane and Afef Ben Mahmoud

"Artists will never allow themselves to be brushed aside"

At the first training session of the project "Access to markets in the digital era" in Tunis, Euromed Audiovisual spoke to Afef Ben Mahmoud, Tunisian actress and director, and Khalil Benkiriane, Moroccan filmmaker and Film Financing Grants...

Grant Project Activities, Tunisia

24/03/2012

Tunis hosts the first ACCESS training sessionTunis hosts the first ACCESS training session

First meeting sees a great variety of documentaries and works of fiction

25 Mediterranean producers met on 20 March in Tunis to start developing their feature film or documentary projects there within the framework of the ACCESS training project, co-financed by the Euromed Audiovisual programme. As a result 16...

Grant Project Activities, Tunisia

08/03/2012

Access: Producer training project to kick off in TunisiaAccess: Producer training project to kick off in Tunisia

Twenty-five producers from the South Mediterranean will start learning this month how to best access the film market in a digital age

Euromed Audiovisual announces the upcoming launch of AccessMbs 2012, a project co funded by the EU to boost South Mediterranean producers' Access to Markets in the Digital Era, next March 20 in Tunisia. ACCESS is a project-based professional...

Grant Project Activities, Tunisia

05/03/2012

Berlinale 2012 - World Cinema Fund - Documenting Revolution - Part II - Nadia El Fani, Filmmaker (Tunisia-France)Berlinale 2012 - World Cinema Fund - Documenting Revolution - Part II - Nadia El Fani, Filmmaker (Tunisia-France)

"I do not believe in the neutrality of pictures"

On February 15, a panel on "Filmmakers and the Arab Spring: Documenting revolution" was organized during World Cinema Fund Day, in partnership with Euromed Audiovisual. Franco-Tunisian director Nadia El Fani took part, beside Hala Galal, Hania...

Events and Festivals, Tunisia

05/03/2012

Tunisian film: Tarak Ben Ammar’s QuintaTunisian film: Tarak Ben Ammar’s Quinta

The beginning of the end?

The compulsory liquidation of the Quinta industry group on December 15, 2011, came as a surprise to everyone. The bankrupcy was, according to ‘Les Cahiers du cinéma’, due to the digitisation of cinema, for which Quinta was not prepared. Why did...

Industry, Tunisia

03/03/2012

Interview with Tunisian Minister of Culture, Mehdi MabroukInterview with Tunisian Minister of Culture, Mehdi Mabrouk

The National Centre for Cinema and Image is soon to have a director, and the Carthage Film Festival to be held in October

Mr. Mehdi Mabrouk, the new Tunisian Minister of Culture discussed cultural perspectives in his country in a long interview with Tunisie Afrique Presse (TAP). Regulations are currently being drafted for the National Centre for Cinema and Image...

Institutions, Events and Festivals, Tunisia