Film Funding

  • Beit Byoot

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Set in a dystopian dollhouse, Jameela, a friendly little girl wants nothing more than to fit in…

    Mayar Hamdan / Jordan, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Day I Lost My Shadow

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Sana is a young mother struggling to raise her eight-year-old child in war-torn Syria in 2012.…

    Soudade Kaadan / Syria, Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Dirty, Difficult, Dangerous

    Spring Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Roaming the streets of Beirut searching for metal objects to be recycled, Ahmed, a Syrian refug…

    Wissam Charaf / France, Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Even Donkeys Have Remorse

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Inside a crumbling old house, Omar spends his days terrified of the outside, while Reem is pass…

    Shirin Abu Shaqra / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A House in Jerusalem

    Spring Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    In the hope of fulfilling their life-long desire of living in the Holy Land, a Jewish American…

    Muayad Alayan / Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Key

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Fathi Moftah, a child refugee, is obsessed with collecting keys. One day, while he is working a…

    Ghassan Jaradat / Jordan, Germany, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Ladder to Damascus

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Ghalia moves to Damascus to study acting and rents a room in a traditional courtyard house, whe…

    Mohamad Malas / Syria, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Language

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Used to reading and printing Braille, a blind man in Baghdad becomes a giant and finds he can “…

    Mortada Gzar / Iraq, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Last Day at Home

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    A 12- year-old boy has just moved to Doha with his parents. To avoid dealing with the changes t…

    Noor Al-Nasr / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Meskoun

    Fall Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    While attempting to enter Europe, Lotfi Meskini drowns with seven other unfortunate illegal imm…

    Hicham Lasri / Morocco, Lebanon, Tunisia, Egypt, Qatar / TV Series

  • The Mute

    Fall Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    In 1960s Qatar, Mama Looloo lives alone as she builds a spaceship in the middle of her living r…

    Thamer Al-Thani / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • My Love Awaits Me by the Sea

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    ‘My Love Awaits Me by the Sea’ is a poetic documentary that narrates the story of its director,…

    Mais Darwazah / Jordan, Palestine, Qatar, Germany / Feature Documentary

  • Night

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    While searching for sleepless souls, a storyteller finds a woman standing in front of her door,…

    Ahmad Saleh / Palestine, Jordan, Germany, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Oddity Tales From A Strange Land

    Spring Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    Set in the MENA region, ’Oddity Tales from a Strange Land’ is an episodic TV series, where huma…

    Ahmad Samara / Jordan, Qatar / TV Series

  • Plum Season

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Nouha, a 16-year-old teenager, lives in a close relationship with her mother. Her father reappe…

    Rim Mejdi / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Queen of the Hoggar (working title)

    Spring Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    Kella, a young princess, and her elder sister are forced to leave their home because of war. Th…

    Muhannad Lamin / Libya, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Red Path

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Two young shepherds, Nizar (16), and his cousin Achraf (14) are grazing their goats on a…

    Lotfi Achour / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Rest In Piece

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Shelling forces the 40-year-old Midyan to flee his homeland. He takes with him only his dearest…

    Antoine Antabi / Syria, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Rise of the Mad Cat

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    In a wasteland, Chimbir the stray cat walks through garbage-filled alleyways, one of many hungr…

    Meshaal Alabdulla, Ibrahim Alabdulla / Qatar / Web Series

  • Sanctorum

    Fall Grants 2018 -

    In a small town plagued by a war between the army and drug traffickers, a child has lost his mo…

    Joshua Gil / Mexico, Qatar / Feature Narrative