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El Gouna Film Festival

International film festival.

About

The mission of El Gouna Film Festival is to showcase a diverse selection of films for a passionate and knowledgeable audience and to foster better communication between different cultures through the art of filmmaking. Its goal is to connect filmmakers from the region with their international counterparts in the spirit of cooperation and cultural exchange through the presentation of the finest recent cinematic productions. The Festival is committed to the discovery of new voices and strives to be a catalyst for the development of Cinema in the Arab World, particularly through its industry segment, CineGouna Platform.

Awards

Feature Narrative Competition:

  • El Gouna Golden Star for Narrative Film (Trophy, Certificate and USD 50,000)
  • El Gouna Silver Star for Narrative Film (Trophy, Certificate and USD 25,000)
  • El Gouna Bronze Star for Narrative Film (Trophy, Certificate and USD 15,000)
  • El Gouna Star for the Best Arab Narrative Film (Trophy, Certificate and USD 20,000)
  • El Gouna Star for the Best Actor ( Trophy and Certificate)
  • El Gouna Star for the Best Actress (Trophy and Certificate).

The cash award will be shared equally between the director and the main producer of the winning film.

Documentary Competition: 

  • El Gouna Golden Star for Documentary Film (Trophy, Certificate and USD 30,000)
  • El Gouna Silver Star for Documentary Film (Trophy, Certificate and USD 15,000)
  • El Gouna Bronze Star for Documentary Film (Trophy, Certificate and USD 7,500)
  • El Gouna Star for the Best Arab Documentary Film (Trophy, Certificate and USD 10,000).

The cash award will be shared equally between the director and the main producer of the winning film.

Short Films Competition:

  • El Gouna Golden Star for Best Short Film (Trophy, Certificate and USD 15,000)
  • El Gouna Silver Star for Short Film (Trophy, Certificate and USD 7,500)
  • El Gouna Bronze Star for Short Film (Trophy, Certificate and USD 4,000)
  • El Gouna Star for the Best Arab Short Film (Trophy, Certificate and USD 5,000).

All prizes will be awarded to the Director of the winning film.

  • Audience Award for a film that exemplifies a humanitarian theme (Trophy, Certificate and USD 20,000).

The cash award will be shared equally between the director and the main producer of the winning film.

Rules

  • Only films completed after November 15, 2018
  • The minimum duration of a Feature Narrative film must be 65 minutes.
  • The minimum duration of a Feature Documentary must be 52 minutes.
  • Shorts Films should have a maximum duration of 30 minutes.
  • Preference will be given to World and International premieres.

Selection Media Type: Internet. 

Screening format: DCP (2K/ 4K, DCI) or HD-Cam format.

Subtitle language: English. 

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

Founder: Naguib Sawiris
Festival director: Intishal Al Timimi
Artistic Director: Amir Ramses

Documents

Place

Egypt
Cairo

Official website

elgounafilmfestival.com

Contacts

Adress:

5 Ahmed Nabil St. from Ismail Mohamed,
Zamalek, Cairo
Egypt

Phone: +20 227378034
Email: 
info@elgounafilmfestival.com

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening date
    April 17, 2019
  • Deadline
    July 21, 2019
  • Event dates
    19 — 27 September 2019
Categories & Fees

Feature Narrative with a running time over 65 minutes.

  • Deadline — free

Feature Documentary with a running time over 52 minutes.

  • Deadline — free

Short Film with a running time up to 30 minutes.

  • Deadline — free
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