twofour54 has announced the submission deadline for the SANAD grant that supports the development or post production stages of Arab filmmakers’ projects.
The fast approaching deadline for this year’s session will see the fund’s committee continue to receive applications until June 31st, 2015. Each project in the development stage can receive up to US$20,000 and US$60,000 in its post-production stage.
SANAD supported films have continually been featured at several international film festivals and have received international recognition by winning numerous awards and accolades. Some of these films are, ‘After the Battle’, directed by Yousry Nasrallah, ‘My Sweet Pepper Land’ by Hiner Saleem and ‘On the Edge’ by Leila Kilani, all of which have been shown at Cannes Film Festival in recent years.
The Fund has already contributed to the financing of more than 100 films as part of its role in enhancing and growing the film industry in the UAE and the Arab world. SANAD Fund grantees for 2015 will be announced August 31st.
To apply for a grant in development or post production, click here.