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Rules & Regulations
ONLINE STUDENT FESTIVAL
SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
This grant is open to all Egyptians 18 and over
Filmmakers with feature films are not eligible to enter this competition
The total sum of this grant is 70,000 Egyptian pounds to be distributed among a number of films to be determined by the grant committee
If your film receives a grant allotment, the amount you have been awarded will be sent out in two different installments:
The deadline for completing your film is April 2018
Our sponsors SEMAT and SEEN FILMS will provide editing equipment free of charge at their companies for the grant winners
Please read our terms and conditions carefully before submitting.
Winning films will be asked to attend our 2018 “Best of the Fest”
There are no fees for submission
Your film may be in any production phase, this grant is for pre-production, films currently in production, and post production
Submitted films should be 30 minutes long maximum (including credits). There is no minimum running time
Your film may be in any of the three categories Animation, Documentary, Narrative you may submit one film per category
Grant submissions open on the 15th of Jan and end on the 28th of Feb
To submit your film, please fill out our application form and upload your PDF with the required information.
Winners will be announced at “Best of the Fest” on the 6th of May.
All submitters are invited to the ‘Best of the Fest’
MasrdotBokra has no religious or political affiliations
Please contact us if you have any questions
Film expected Running Time
Please upload any photos, trailer or first cut if available
Upload PDF file:
Please make sure it contains the following:
Please include any other contributors to the film and how you plan on securing the remaining funds if the grant allotted to your film does not cover all expenses
Which phase of production are you currently in? What is your expected timeline for completion and what resources (including budget) do you need?
Tell us about the subject of your film and why you want to do it
What are the events, places and characters in the film?
Most importantly, why is it important to you?
CV and previous work if any
Cast and Crew if available and CV’s of key members
What is your release strategy for the film? For example: Are you planning on submitting to film festivals? Or sharing the film online? How do you plan on reaching an audience?
Agree on the (Terms and Conditions)
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