Film Funding

  • The Boss

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Five boys from a small village lose their football field and swimming pool to the Tigers, a gan…

    Rzgar Huseein Ahmed / Iraq, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • A Brighter Tomorrow

    Fall Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Mehdi, Thibault and M’Barek are three thugs based in Aubervilliers. Mehdi, 30, lives alone with…

    Yassine Qnia / France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Brotherhood

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    Mohamed is a hardened shepherd living in rural Tunisia with his wife and two sons. His life is…

    Meryam Joobeur / Canada, Tunisia, Qatar, Sweden / Short Narrative

  • Bull Shark

    Spring Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    ‘Bull Shark’ is inspired by real events that took place during the second wave of economic grow…

    Mohammed Al Ibrahim / Qatar, Bahrain, United States of America / Feature Narrative

  • Burning Birds

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    1989. A small village in eastern Sri Lanka. After her husband is abducted, tortured and murdere…

    Sanjeewa Pushpakumara / Sri Lanka, France, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • By the Time It Gets Dark

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    By the Time It Gets Dark’ tells the interwoven stories of several characters: a film director a…

    Anocha Suwichakornpong / Thailand, France, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Bystander

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production, Production Stage

    On a sunny July day in Beirut, Roger, a beloved basketball coach, is on his way to work, proudl…

    Rachel Aoun / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Cactus Flower

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Aida, a struggling actress, came to Cairo from the Delta as a university student; like many oth…

    Hala Elkoussy / Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Norway, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Chasing the Dazzling Light

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    In a small town in central Sweden, Yaser embarks on a journey searching for inspiration to make…

    Yaser Kassab / Syria, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Chikha

    Spring Grants 2022 - Production Stage

    Fatine, a 17-year-old girl, lives in Azemmour, Morocco, with her mother Nadia, and grandfather.…

    Ayoub Layoussifi, Zahoua RAJI / Morocco, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Clouds

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Set in the South of Oman in 1978 after the Dhofar Rebellion. A story of a man called Ghafali…

    Muzna Al-Musafer / Oman, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Cocote

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    Alberto, a gardener who works in the city, travels to his hometown to attend the funeral of his…

    Nelson Carlo de los Santos Arias / Dominican Republic, Argentina, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Control

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    In the state TV control room, the technical team is preparing for what is arguably the most imp…

    Mohamed Adeeb / Egypt, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Costa Brava, Lebanon

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    In ‘Costa Brava, Lebanon’, the free-spirited Badri family escape the overwhelming pollution and…

    Mounia Akl / Lebanon, France, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Cotton Queen

    Spring Grants 2022 - Production Stage

    In a cotton-farming village in Sudan, 15-year-old Nafisa lives a simple life, picking cotton wi…

    Suzannah Mirghani / Palestine, Germany, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Crown of Olives

    Fall Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    Reem leaves her small Moroccan village where producing olive oil is their only means of making…

    Muzna Almusafer / Oman, Italy, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Dam

    Fall Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    Sudan, near the Merowe Dam. Maher works in a traditional brickyard fed by the waters of the Nil…

    Ali Cherri / France, Sudan, Lebanon, Germany, Serbia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Daoud's Winter

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Iraq, winter 1988. Daoud, a young man from Baghdad, is drafted into the war with Iran. At the f…

    Koutaiba Al-Janabi / Iraq, Lebanon, Netherlands, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Dar El Malika

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    Because she has only daughters, Malika finds herself homeless and almost destitute after the tr…

    Lotfi Bouchouchi / Algeria, Qatar / TV Series

  • Dark Skull

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    After his father dies, Elder is forced to live with his grandmother – far away from the city –…

    Kiro Russo / Bolivia, Qatar / Feature Narrative