CAIRO - 11 January 2022: The management of Aswan International Women Film Festival revealed that it has offered a grant to produce short films, whether fiction or documentary, in an effort to make the festival a platform for launching new films to be added to women’s movies and to increase opportunities for female filmmakers, especially from southern Egypt.
The festival management announced that filmmakers can now apply for the short film grant.
The applied films must address a women’s issue, or speak about influential feminist figures, or represent women’s creativity.
The grant combines financial and logistical support (providing equipment and supplies for the filming stage) for the winning films, in cooperation with Gemini Africa, Redstar Film Production Company, Film House Production Company, Hama Production and Distribution, Vibration Studios and Baraka Art Production.
The festival managment indicated that it will continue to receive the scenarios of the participating films until February 5, while the winning films will be announced during the activities of the sixth edition , which will be held from February 23 to 28.