Partnering with MEMI for Second Year Cairo International Film Festival Opens Submissions for Egyptian TV Projects

The Cairo International Film Festival’s (CIFF) through Cairo Industry Days, is now accepting Egyptian TV projects in its final development stages to submit its TV Pitch Market that is held for the second year in partnership with the Middle East Media Initiative (MEMI), under the auspices of the U.S. Department of State, deadline for receiving applications is October the 6th, through CIFF’s official website: https://bit.ly/3mDjaeF  Eligible TV projects must be original or adapted from a literary work, made by Egyptian writers/directors residing in Egypt with previous artistic works, and have…

Egyptian film ‘The Curfew’ to participate in Cairo Int’l Film Festival competition

Written and directed by Amir Ramses, the film will have its world premiere during the 42nd edition of CIFF, scheduled to take place in November. The film The Curfew (Hazr Tagawol) by Amir Ramses has been chosen to participate in the international competition of the 42nd Cairo International Film Festival scheduled to take place between 19 and 28 November, the CIFF organisers revealed. The festival’s president’s Mohamed Hefzy revealed on the festival’s website that “the audience of CIFF are always interested in any participation of an Egyptian movie in the…

Tunisia: European funds to help MSMEs affected by COVID-19 crisis

The “Office de Développement du Sud” has decided to give part of the grant awarded by the European Union in the framework of the Programme « Initiative Régionale d’Appui au Développement Economique Durable – IRADA » (total amount: 650,000 TND) to support the MSMEs, EU Neighbours repiorts. This initiative is in line with the consolidation of the Tunisian state’s efforts to mitigate the economic impact of the general lockdown caused by the pandemic, the same source said. The following sectors are concerned by this grant: manufacturing industries, services, handicrafts and…