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- How can i translate my written film project into visual language.
Biddayyat in association with screen institute beirut are organizing a training workshop for young filmmakers, under the supervision of trainers ARNE BRO and Lotte Milk-Meyer fron National Film School of Denmark.... Read More

In the framework of the Ismailia documentary & short Film Festival A joint initiative of Documentary Campus E.V., Screen Institute Beirut and Ismailia Co-production Platform

The second round of the Ismailia Co-production Platform in cooperation with Documentary Campus and Screen Institute Beirut is launching a new collaboration to train Arab documentary filmmakers on how to improve their storytelling techniques and pitch their projects to an international market. Projects that are selected will be given the opportunity to apply to the Mena Goes Berlin workshop, which will take place in Berlin in September. .... Read More

SIB is thrilled to announce that four of its grantees’ films are selected at DIFF

“My love awaits me by the sea” by Mais Darwazah, “Birds of September” by Sarah Francis, “Guardians of time lost” by Diala Kashmar are selected for the Muhr Arab Documentary Award.
http://dubaifilmfest.com/en/news/article/experience-the-events-people-and-places-in-the-line-up-of-muhr-arab-documen/year/2013.... Read More

SIB is thrilled to announce that four of its grantees’ films are selected at DIFF

“Champ of the camp” will have its world premiere at Burj Parks “Screen on the green”
http://dubaifilmfest.com/en/news/article/champ-of-the-camp-to-have-its-world-premiere-at-burj-parks-screen-on-the-gr/year/2013 .... Read More

SIB is thrilled to announce that four of its grantees’ films are selected at DIFF

Sarah Francis's Birds of September: In a van, a hidden camera behind glass explores the streets of Beirut. Along the way, the van becomes a mobile confessional, capturing moments from people's lives, all the while searching for something or someone. The confessions are candid, blunt and intimate..... Read More

SIB is thrilled to announce that four of its grantees’ films are selected at DIFF

Guardians of Time Lost by Diala Kachmar: Between commitment and chaos, between courage and fear, between ideology and deviation and between chivalry and violence lies the street. They are a group of marginalized young men, known as the thugs of Al Lija and they reflect the chaos that characterizes their neighborhood in Beirut........ Read More

Next application deadlines

15 October 2014 Application submission deadline
10 November 2014 Shortlist announcement
18 – 19 November 2014 Meetings with shortlisted teams
12 December 2014 Grant announcements

It is mandatory to send the visual material as a video link and on a DVD
Sent by regular post – No rapid courier will be accepted)

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