International Film Festival Rotterdam. Call for Submissions
babelmed - 03/06/2011
The Zenith Foundation , platform for independent cultural production with a focus in the Arab world and its Diaspora is announcing its collaboration with the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) in scouting for films from the Arab region and Diaspora. The 41st Edition of IFFR will take place from the 25th of January to the 5th of February 2012. The Zenith Foundation is therefore launching a call for films. The call is open to all filmmakers from the Arab region and Diaspora. Screeners should be sent to Mona Deeley, Zenith Foundation, Apollo 11, 18 All Sainst Road, London W11 1HH.
Deadline: 31st October 2011 .
IFFR is one of the main international film festivals with its focus on independent and innovative cinema from around the world. Its CineMart co-production market is an important industry event matching financers with producers, and the Hubert Bals Fund gives grants to international filmmakers at different stages of film production. While selection for screenings at the festival is open to all directors, the IFFR’s places great significance on uncovering new talent, with the Tiger Award going to for 1st or 2nd feature fiction or documentary films. IFFR sustains its support to former Tiger Awards Nominees by qualifying them for the Return of the Tiger Award. All film genres are considered and shorts could qualify for the Tiger awards for Short Films.
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