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Call Out For Egyptian Directors

The Film Prize of Robert Bosch Stiftung finally hits Egypt, looking for 10 young directors to connect with experienced producers in Germany, for a once in a lifetime opportunity.

Calling all young Egyptian directors! In cooperation with Cimatheque, the Robert Bosch Stiftung will be organising their first Project Market in Cairo to introduce the Film Prize of Robert Bosch Stiftung as an international cooperation between Germany and the Arab world.

Taking place between June 22nd to the 26th, 2014 the Project Market in Cairo will be looking for up to 10 young directors from Egypt, North Africa and Sudan to meet up with eight German producers. The Robert Bosch Stiftung will cover all costs relating to travel, lodging, and food. The programme will offer workshops intended to prepare young directors for project development, as well as learning the proper ways of pitching and presenting film ideas to the German producers. At the same time this project will also give German producers a fresh insight into the regions cinematic art landscape.

The one on one meetings between directors and German producers may not result in partnerships, but can help participants gain invaluable experience. In order to be eligible, you must be able to speak English while being a national from the previously mentioned countries at the beginning of your career with a project in mind. If you are interested then start working on your application as the deadline is set for April 24th.

Any collaboration that ends with Egyptians being heard outside its borders is very important in repairing Egypt’s current perceived image. So if you think you have the project the world needs to hear than don’t hesistate as this could be your best chance at getting your career started.

To learn more click here.