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Film Prize - Project Market Amman



Project Market Amman - Film Prize of the Robert Bosch Stiftung


The Royal Film Commission – Jordan started in 2012 a partnership with the German foundation the Robert Bosch Stiftung with the aim of supporting collaboration between young filmmakers from Jordan and the Arab world on one hand, and those from Germany on the other.

The Film Prize of the Robert Bosch Stiftung is coming to an end. For the last time, the Robert Bosch Stiftung will issue two Film Prizes for international cooperation between young German and Arab filmmakers to realize a joint film project. The prizes, each worth 60,000 Euros, will be awarded to short films (fiction, animation or documentary) or feature-length documentaries.


Due to the global health situation, as a consequence of the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19), this year’s edition of the Market will be organized as an online workshop taking place from 15th to 17th July 2020.

Six feature documentary, four short fiction, and two animation film projects from Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Sudan, Syria, and Tunisia have been selected. The diversity of topics ranges from representation of minorities to political upheavals, women rights and generational challenges.

The selected twelve Arab directors will have the chance to meet with twelve German producers, with a strong female participation on both sides

The meetings between directors and producers do not necessarily have to result in a partnership but can help them gain the experience of an international co-production market and extend their network. In the event that a team is formed, the first step towards preparing a joint application for the last round of the Film Prize of the Robert Bosch Stiftung is accomplished.

The communication language of the entire Film Prize program is English.

For further details on the Film Prize, please visit: www.filmprize.de

For further information about the Project Market Amman and how to apply, please contact the Royal Film Commission – Jordan, telephone +962 6 4613835 ext 108 / 122 /104, email: projectmarket@film.jo