ONLINE STUDENT FILM COMPETITION:
"MasrDotBokra” is a local festival for short films, aims to celebrate young professional and non-professional Egyptian filmmakers and film enthusiasts with fresh perspectives who want to share their innovative and groundbreaking films
- Submitted films should be 20 minutes long maximum (including credits).
- All films will be watched: documentaries, animation or narrative films. You can submit one film per category.
- You must submit a student ID, a letter from your University/School or proof that you were a student at the time of production.
- There are no fees for submission.
- You must be at least 18 years old to submit to the festival.
- Submitted films must have been produced after January 1st, 2014.
- If you are submitting a film in a language other than Arabic please be sure to add Arabic subtitles.
- Film submitted must be in the following format: .mp4
- Submissions open December 15th and end on March 9th.
- To submit your film, please fill out our application form and upload your film. Submit Now
The festival is made up of two rounds of review. The first round will be for the online portion of the festival and the second round of review will determine which of the accepted films will premiere at the ‘Best of the Fest’ screening and reception on April 21st (location to be determined). All the filmmakers are invited to the ‘Best of the Fest’ screening. All the accepted films will run on our website from April 1st to 14th . Acceptance to the Online Festival and the Best of the Fest screening will be sent out at least one week prior. If you are chosen to participate in ‘Best of the Fest’ your film will compete to win the following three prizes:
a. Best Documentary: Determined by the jury. A cash prize of 15,000 Egyptian Pounds will be awarded.
b. Best Narrative: Determined by the jury. A cash prize of 15,000 Egyptian Pounds will be awarded.
c. Best Animation: Determined by the jury. A cash prize of 15,000 Egyptian Pounds will be awarded.
d. The Audience Award: Determined by online votes. A cash prize of 10,000 Egyptian Pounds will be awarded.
MasrdotBokra has no religious or political affiliations.
Please contact us if you have any questions