The event, presented by Film Independent and the U.S. Embassy in Egypt, was moderated by Lebanese producer Myriam Sassine.
Various projects by directors and producers from the Arab world competed in CineGouna Platform, seeking creative and financial support.
Egypt Today chatted with Welsh about his participation in El Gouna Film Festival, his vision pertaining to cinema and Film Independent’s mission.
The first scriptwriting workshop kicked off on Monday, September 23 and will continue for three days.
A total of 12 Egyptian filmmakers have enrolled in the US cultural exchange program Global Media Makers.