2018 Goethe Institut Backstory Film Residency for Film makers fully funded to study in Lebanon

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2018 Goethe Institut Backstory Film Residency for Film makers fully funded to study in Lebanon
2018 Goethe Institut Backstory Film Residency for Film makers fully funded to study in Lebanon

Goethe-Institut Lebanon, Beirut Art Residency (BAR) and Metropolis Art Cinema Association are pleased to announce the call for submissions for the “BACKSTORY”- 2018 Goethe Institut Backstory Film Residency for Film makers fully funded to study in Lebanon.

The call is open to emerging filmmakers from the Middle East and North Africa countries (MENA Region) as well as Germany to participate in a residency in Beirut.

The Residency

„BACKSTORY“ will provide:

  • Accommodation at Beirut Art Residency
  • Stimulating workspace in the heart of Gemmayzeh, Beirut’s artistic district
  • Administrative and logistical support
  • Access to technical equipment according to project needs
  • Specialized master classes provided during the residency
  • Flights to and from Beirut
  • Monthly stipend of USD 1,000

Aim of the project

The program is designed:

  • To support regional filmmakers in shaping their professional careers by providing creativity-enhancing working conditions
  • To initiate and facilitate networking in the region and between the region and Europe
  • To provide opportunities for exchange and exposure
  • To give Master Classes to enhance the capabilities of filmmakers
  • To give technical support for film projects by providing technical equipment

Eligibility

„BACKSTORY“ invites emerging filmmakers:

  • Who have already professional work experience and are up to 40 years old
  • Who plan to realize a film project or part of it (pre-production, production or post-production)
  • Who are working on any film genre except commercial ads
  • Who must be citizens of, and currently residing in, an eligible country:
    – Algeria – Jordan – Morocco – Tunisia
    – Bahrain – Kuwait – Oman – UAE
    – Egypt – Lebanon – Saudi Arabia – Palestine
    – Iraq – Libya – Syria – Qatar
    – Yemen – Sudan
    – Germany

Duration:

There will be 2 residencies offered in 2018.
Residency 1: July 1 – August 31, 2018
Residency 2: September 1 – October 31, 2018

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS ON DECEMBER 1, 2017.

For more Information:

Goethe-Institut Lebanon
Gemmayzeh
Nahr Ibrahim Street
Facing Sacré Coeur School back entrance
P.O.B. 113-5159
Beirut
Lebanon

To consult BACKSTORY coordinator Mrs. Elisa Nobel, please contact phone:    
+961 1 570131 Ext.: -210 or email:

Projekt06.Beirut@goethe.de

info@beirutartresidency.com

Visit the official page of Goethe Institut Backstory Film Residency for Film makers

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