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$10 Million RED SEA FUND Launched

$10 Million RED SEA FUND Launched

$10 Million RED SEA FUND Launched

The Red Sea Fund is making $10 million available to film projects from Africa and the Arab world for Development, Production or Post-Production (up to $500,000 per project). Applications are open now until 21 July 2021

100+ Projects, with 10 million US Dollars grants.

Applications open June 15 – July 21, 2021

Calling all directors from the Arab world and Africa – this is the big one.

The Red Sea Fund is unleashing the biggest funding boost for the industry this year. Backing 100+ directors to bring their vision on the big screen, with grants totaling 10 million US dollars – supporting film projects from development to post-production.

This is ground-breaking. This is for you.

Documentary, fiction, animation – episodic, shorts, and features – if you have a project, the Red Sea Fund wants to hear about it. The Fund is looking out NOW for filmmakers and the new exciting wave of films from the region, from development to post-production.

Discover the funding categories below, check if your project is eligible. Don’t miss out – applications open June 15 – July 21, 2021

Red Sea Fund

Your submission to the fund also enables you to apply to participate to the Project Market and the Films-in-progress Workshop taking place in November 2021 at the Red Sea SoukCheck
it out!

Development Fund

 

Backing your film from treatment to production-ready scripts and concepts.

Feature-length (60-minutes or more) fiction or animation projects from directors of Arab nationality/origin and African nationality;

 

Episodic projects (25–59 minutes per episode) from directors of Arab nationality/origin and African nationality;

 

Short fiction, documentary, or animation (less than 60 minutes) projects from Saudi directors.

Production Fund

 

Backing the financing, for films ready to proceed to production.

Feature-length (60-minutes or more) fiction, documentary or animation projects from directors of Arab nationality/origin and African nationality;

 

Episodic projects (25–59 minutes per episode) from directors of Arab nationality/origin and African nationality;

Short fiction, documentary, or animation (less than 60 minutes) projects from Saudi directors.

Post-Production Fund

 

Got a rough-cut ready? Still looking for financing? The Red Sea Fund can support you with a post-production grant to get your film completed and ready for distribution and exhibition.

Feature-length (60-minutes or more) fiction, documentary or animation projects from directors of Arab nationality/origin and African nationality.