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Reenactment Competition: The submissions’ deadline has been extended until Wednesday 12th ِAugust 2020 at 12 PM.

Date of Event: 05/08/2020

Time of Event: 12:00

Location of Event:

 Reenactment Competition

The submissions’ deadline for the “Reenactment Competition” has been extended until Wednesday 12th August 2020 at 12 PM. 

For those who love being behind the camera, this call is for you, your family and friends!
The Royal Film Commission – Jordan (RFC) is pleased to launch: 

“Reenactment Competition”

Gather your cast, adapt the script if you want to, make sure you have needed props, put costumes on, don’t forget the lighting and get your camera rolling. ACTION!

We selected some scenes from three movies. Now it is your turn to unleash your creativity and reenact one of these scenes.

Rules and regulations:

• The competition is open to Jordanian and Arab filmmakers.
• Each filmmaker can participate with only one reenacted scene.
• Reenactment of scenes can be done with or without adaptation. It is allowed to change the language of the scene, introduce a tweak to the script, and change the design of the set up.
• Duration of the reenacted scene: minimum 1 minute, maximum 3 minutes.
• If needed, you can use music provided you have the right to use it.
• Movie technical quality no less than 1920 x 1080 HD.
• You can use a camera or a mobile phone.
• You can edit your film, but it is not compulsory.
• Evaluation will be mainly based on directing and acting.
• It is recommended that you watch the full film before reenacting the scene.

The three selected films with indicated scenes for reenactment are:

1) Jordanian feature-length narrative film: “When Monaliza Smiled” by Fadi Haddad (2012)

The film is available to watch at the RFC’s Film Library.

Library opening hours:

Sunday to Thursday from 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM; Saturday from 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Scene to reenact:

To download the scene’s script, please click here

2) Lebanese short narrative film “The President’s Visit” by Cyril Aris (2017)

You can watch the full film:

Scene to reenact: From minute 01:19 to 02:10

To download the scene’s script, please click here

3) American Classical film “D.O.A.” by Rudolph Maté (1949)

You can watch the full film:

Scene to reenact: From minute 27:00 to 29:44

To download the scene’s script, please click here

Selecting the winner:

A jury of Jordanian & Arab professionals will choose the best reenacted scene. Evaluation will focus on directing and acting elements.

Eligible reenacted scenes will be posted on the RFC’s Facebook page for public voting.


• Jury Award: 450 USD
• Audience Award: 200 USD

Submitting your film to the competition:

• You can upload your reenacted scene on YouTube, while choosing the “Unlisted” option.
• You need to send by email:

1) Your name in Arabic and English, as well as your phone number
2) Link to the video
3) Title of the video in Arabic and English
4) Specify the film you choose to reenact a scene from

To the following email address:, while indicating “Reenactment Competition” in the subject of the email.

Dates & deadlines:

Deadline to receive your scene: Wednesday 12th August at 12 PM (Jordan Time)


By taking part in the competition, you implicitly agree to have your film promoted on the RFC’s platforms &/or within its upcoming events and activities.