RAK Fine Arts Announces Funding For Short Films

Jun 06,2018

Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival has announced film grants to support young filmmakers in the country. Grants of Dh 25000 will be awarded annually through a competitive application process and films will be screened at the RAK fine arts festival the following year.

This fund hopes to Increase the number of short films and documentaries on topics relevant to the United Arab Emirates and Gulf region. Eligible Directors must have a background in filmmaking and/or media studies. The proposed story ideas must be for a short film (under 30 minutes). 

The Selection Committee will only consider complete proposals submitted on or before June 28, 2018. Completed applications must be emailed to grants@alqasimifoundation.rak.ae 

Applicants can expect to receive a formal decision on the status of their proposal within 6-8 weeks of the annual submission deadline. Successful applicants will have 6 months to complete the production of their short film.

For further info visit rakfinearts.ae