• Date: November 7, 2016

A selection of 12 projects will be picked to be part of the CFC over the course of three days within the 38th Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) (15 -24 November).In addition, the CFC has announced selecting producer Hossam Elouan to join the Connection in his capacity as the Manager of this year’s edition.

CFC offers monetary prizes for the film projects in development and production phases including; the First Prize for a film in development or production granted by New Century; the Best Egyptian Film Project Prize granted by Al Massa Art Production; the Color Grading Prize at Aroma for a Film in Post-production Phase granted by Film Factory; and the Arab Cinema Center (ACC)Prize which is an invitation for a producer to attend the Producers’ Workshop at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR).

Cairo Film Connection hosts filmmakers from all over the world, who have a project with an Arab connection (director, producer, co-producer, main talent, location, subject matter, etc…).
CFC is hosting representatives of 12 projects in development and production phases to be part of the three-day course in Cairo to communicate with cinema industry delegates, local and international producers and distributors.

The connection aims at opening opportunities for talented filmmakers to meet and network with other entities that may be potential project partners. In addition, several cash prizes are offered to help the projects throughout their development and completion.