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24/10/2014

Scriptwriting workshop for students, films at the European Film Festival in JordanScriptwriting workshop for students, films at the European Film Festival in Jordan

The 26th European Film Festival will run from October 26 to November 7

The 26th European Film Festival will take place in Amman from October 26 to November 7, kicking off in Zarqa and touring four governorates: Zarqa, Irbid, Tafileh and Aqaba. Thirteen European films will be screened at the Institut Francais, the...

Events and Festivals, Jordan

24/10/2014

South Mediterranean films and filmmakers at Montpellier 2014South Mediterranean films and filmmakers at Montpellier 2014

Euromed Audiovisual partners with Cinemed to invite guests from the region

This year, Euromed Audiovisual has partnered with Cinemed to invite several filmmakers and producers from the region to attend the festival and its professional event, the Cinemed Meeting from October 28 to 30. The event is to include a debate on...

Events and Festivals, Euromed Audiovisual News, Grant Project Activities

21/10/2014

Shankaboot actress Samira Kawas to co-produce film based on Amin Maalouf's Ports of CallShankaboot actress Samira Kawas to co-produce film based on Amin Maalouf's Ports of Call

Once it has found its A-list cast, the film is to start shooting at the beginning of next year

Samira Kawas, the lead actress of the first Arabic-language web series Shankaboot, is working on a new project based on a novel by renowned Lebanese-French writer Amin Maalouf, reports The Daily Star. This time, however, Kawas will be working...

Lebanon

20/10/2014

Haifa's top prize goes to Asaf Korman's debut feature, Next to HerHaifa's top prize goes to Asaf Korman's debut feature, Next to Her

The title was awarded three major prizes at the Haifa Festival

The 30th Haifa International Film Festival ended yesterday with a clear winner: Asaf Korman's debut feature, Next to Her, won the three major prizes: the Best Israeli Feature Film; Liron Ben-Shlush won the script prize; and the film also won the...

Events and Festivals, Israel

16/10/2014

Arab screenwriters fly home from Djerba, with new script editing toolsArab screenwriters fly home from Djerba, with new script editing tools

Euromed Audiovisual's first Socrates scriptwriting and editing workshop wraps up in Tunisia

Euromed Audiovisual's three-day Socrates scriptwriting and editing workshop wrapped up in Djerba on Sunday. Organised in cooperation with the French Institute of Tunis, the workshop is just the beginning of an innovative initiative to last until...

Programme Activities, Euromed Audiovisual News, Tunisia

15/10/2014

Cairo Drive: the Egyptian metropolis, through jokes about its trafficCairo Drive: the Egyptian metropolis, through jokes about its traffic

Sherif el Katsha's documentary is often funny, but sometimes they're jokes that hurt

When Sherif Elkatsha's long documentary Cairo Drive screened at the Netherlands - Flemish Institute in Cairo this week, one of the main characters invited for a Q&A afterwards was late. He was, of course, held up in traffic. In this African...

Egypt

15/10/2014

Halfway through, the Haifa Film Festival celebrates successHalfway through, the Haifa Film Festival celebrates success

The 30th Haifa International Film Festival has so far proven to be a vibrant event that has exceeded all expectations

The Haifa International Film Festival, which kicked off last Friday in Haifa, Israel, and will draw to a close on Saturday 18 October, has so far proven to be a very popular event, which has exceeded all expectations. At the moment, most of the...

Events and Festivals, Israel

09/10/2014

Euromed Audiovisual to present results in RabatEuromed Audiovisual to present results in Rabat

To be discussed: film funding and co-productions, data collection, distribution and film education

Three experts working with Euromed Audiovisual III are to attend the Café du Film 2014 in Rabat, Morocco, on October 24 and 25, to present some of the programme's initiatives in the South Mediterranean film and audiovisual sectors since 2011....

Programme Activities, Euromed Audiovisual News, Morocco

09/10/2014

Syria Inside: “The Syrian Revolution for Dummies”Syria Inside: “The Syrian Revolution for Dummies”

After premiering in Beirut, the film is now available for all to watch on Youtube

At the start of Syria Inside, the viewer may wonder what they’re letting themselves in for. Surrounded by what look like cardboard cut-outs, two Syrian presenters host the show, carry out interviews whilst floating in mid-air, and broadcast a...

Events and Festivals, Syria , Lebanon

07/10/2014

Short films by Palestinian women at three European film festivalsShort films by Palestinian women at three European film festivals

Produced by Shashat, the films are screening this month in Sweden, Croatia and Italy

Three films by four Palestinian women directors, three from the Gaza Strip and one from the West Bank, are screening at European film festivals this month. The three films were produced by Shashat in 2013, as part of the Remnants film collection...

Events and Festivals, Palestine

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