Film Funding

  • My Father's Scent

    Spring Grants 2022 - Development Stage

    A father returns home after a long absence due to his sudden illness and treatment. His teenage…

    Mohamed Siam / Egypt, Sweden, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Photographer

    Fall Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    Maher, a photographer for the Syrian regime, takes photos of deceased military personnel. The r…

    Anas Khalaf / Syria, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Queens of Shadow

    Fall Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    As a young law student, Houria dares to file a complaint against her rapist. She ends up in pri…

    Aida Senna / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Rehana Maryam Noor

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    Rehana, a 37-year-old assistant professor in a private medical college, struggles to keep the h…

    Abdullah Mohammad Saad / Bangladesh, Singapore, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Servants

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Nabil is the guard of an old villa located by the mouth of a river. Sayed Walid, an influential…

    Marwan Khneisser / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • A Son

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Tunisia, Summer 2011. Fares, Meriem, and their 10-year-old son Aziz are a modern and happy Tuni…

    Mehdi Barsaoui / Tunisia, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Split-Screen

    Fall Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    Two men, 'A' and 'B', are drinking coffee. They receive anonymous texts telling them their drin…

    Fahad Al Khater, Nadia Al Khater / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Status Quo

    Spring Grants 2022 - Development Stage

    During the Lebanese revolution, three schoolmates, Dalila, Sherine and Youmna, find themselves…

    Gilbert Karam / Lebanon, Qatar / TV Series

  • The Unlucky Hamster

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Fluffy is a cute little hamster who just can't catch a break! Every day he patiently waits in h…

    Abdulaziz Khashabi / Qatar, Indonesia / Short Narrative

  • The Woodman

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    A surreal feature film with a thriller theme, and a life-sized wooden dummy as the protagonist,…

    Koutaiba Al-Janabi / Iraq, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Theft of Fire

    Fall Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    A failing museum and a career hampered by the Israeli Occupation push Naji, a struggling Palest…

    Amer Shomali / Palestine, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • This Is Not A Drill

    Spring Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    In the wake of a radioactive blast, a young and pregnant couple, Maya and Malik follow instruct…

    Nadia Al-Khater / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • This Is Not A Drill

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    In the wake of a radioactive blast, a young and pregnant couple Maya and Malik follow instructi…

    Nadia Al-Khater / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Translator

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Having gotten into trouble with the Syrian government, Sami has been living for years as a poli…

    Rana Kazkaz, Anas Khalaf / Syria, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Tshweesh

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    Beirut, the day of the World Cup. A woman walks through the relatively quiet streets – people a…

    Feyrouz Serhal / Lebanon, Germany, Spain, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Under Construction

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    Tarek, a 30-year-old Syrian, joins a construction site set in the middle of a forest. Immediate…

    Nadim Tabet / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Under the Shadow

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    A victim of the post-revolution state crackdown on dissidents, one-time medical student Shideh…

    Babak Anvari / Iran, United Kingdom, Jordan, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Valley

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Following a car accident on a lone mountain road, a middle-aged man loses his memory. Drenched…

    Ghassan Salhab / Lebanon, France, Germany, Qatar, United Arab Emirates / Feature Narrative

  • Very Big Shot

    Spring Grant 2015 -

    In this clever take on the caper film, three brothers find themselves inextricably bound up in…

    Mir-Jean Bou Chaaya / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Window

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Baghdad under the American occupation. Iraq is in a power vacuum; anarchy is rife; curfews are…

    Koutaiba Al-Janabi / Iraq, Qatar / Feature Narrative