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The Royal Film Commission Jordan | 15th JORDANIAN SHORT FILM COMPETITION


Submit your short film to the 15th


Before Saturday 24th of July, 2021

Organized as part of the 26th  Franco-Arab Film Festival

The service of Cooperation and Cultural Activities of the French Embassy in Jordan and the Institut Français in Jordan, in partnership with the Royal Film Commission-Jordan (RFC) and the Greater Amman Municipality, are organizing the 15th Jordanian Short Film Competition part of the 26th Franco-Arab Film Festival. The two winning films selected by the Jury will be screened at the Franco-Arab Film Festival.

The Franco-Arab Film Festival is calling for Jordanian short films (documentary and fiction) to compete.

Submission criteria:

• The competition is open to filmmakers residing in Jordan or abroad. Either the director or the producer should be Jordanian.

• The film must be at least partly shot in Jordan.

• The film should not exceed 20 minutes.

• The film has to have been produced in 2020 or 2021.

• Each director can submit one film only.

• Only short narratives and documentaries can be submitted. Animated films or experimental films will not be accepted.

• The film must be subtitled in English or French, if it is in Arabic; or subtitled in Arabic, if it is in English or French.

• The director or producer should provide 2 DVD or

Blu-ray copies of the film (which will not be returned).

The director or producer should provide the following:

1.       An application form in Arabic or in English which can be found on the RFC’s website: application form.

The application form should be typed (not in handwriting).

• A printed hard copy of the application form along with the film copies must also be submitted, in addition to sending the application form by email to  and to  

The application form should cover technical details regarding the film, synopsis (40 – 100 words) and the filmmaker’s information.

2.       A soft copy of the film poster or still photo should be sent to  and to  

Note: A committee will select among the submitted films those entitled to compete.

Please submit your film

By hand:

The French Institute of Jordan - Jordan, 4 Al Sharia College Street - Jabal Al Webdeh

Attention: Hassan ZAHEG

Subject: Jordanian Short Film Competition From Sunday to Thursday (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM). Tel: 0798623541

By email:

Subject: Jordanian Short Film Competition

Please send the application form, the film poster, and send your film as a downloadable MP4 file with the codec H.264. Also please make sure to send the file through OneDrive, Google Drive or Drop Box :  and to  


• There will be two prizes based on the selection of the jury and two prizes based on the audience vote for the documentary and fiction categories. The audience will have the possibility to vote through the French Institute’s social media platforms.

• The four winning films will receive a trophy created by the Jordanian sculptor Hazem Al Zubi.

• The two winning directors for the best narrative and best documentary selected by the jury will be invited by the French edition of the Franco-Arab Film Festival in France to present their films (on the condition of providing the necessary authorizations for the trip). The full stay will be covered (accommodation and plane ticket).

• In addition, the RFC will offer a one-year free membership at the Film Library to the four winners.

• The two films awarded by the Jury will be screened at the Franco-Arab Film Festival.

For further information, please contact:

Marian Nakho at the Royal Film Commission - Jordan at:  /  0797557116


Hassan Zaheg at The French Institute of Jordan at:  / 0798623541