PRESS RELEASES

2021-01-25

Red Sea International Film Festival announces Red Sea Lodge Second Edition Festival renews support for Arab and Saudi filmmakers Production grants of $100,000 awarded to two films

Today, the Red Sea International Film Festival opens applications for the Red Sea Lodge, delivered in partnership with TorinoFilmLab. Returning for the second year, the Lodge provides intensive training, mentorship, creative and professional development, and next-level industry opportunities to talented filmmakers from across the Arab world. Twelve project teams, six from Saudi and six from […]

2020-12-10

Red Sea International Film Festival to host a masterclass with legendary Egyptian director Khairy Beshara in Jeddah on 14 December

The Red Sea International Film Festival will welcome legendary Egyptian filmmaker Khairy Beshara to Jeddah for a masterclass, which will take place on Monday 14 December at Muvi, Mall of Arabia, Jeddah. Beshara will share his professional experiences reshaping the Arab film industry over four decades in a masterclass moderated by Antoine Khalife, head of […]

2020-12-02

The Red Sea International Film Festival in Collaboration with the Misk Art Week Present: Safouh AlNaamani: Preserving Time – an exhibition of photography and world premiere of a restored archival documentary.

The Red Sea Film Festival Foundation will host an exhibition celebrating the work of photographer and cinematographer Safouh AlNaamani (1926-2016) and a screening program of contemporary Saudi and Arab cinema as part of Misk Art Week 2020, taking place December 3–7, in Riyadh at Prince Faisal bin Fahad Fine Arts Gallery

2020-09-06

Red Sea International Film Festival | Red Sea Lodge Announces Jury Awarding two production grants of $500,000 on September 25th, 2020

Russian film producer Nadia Turincev, the highly-respected producer, commissioner and writer Meinolf Zurhorst and the award-winning Egyptian film director Yousry Nasrallah shall make up the jury presiding over the twelve projects taking part in the inaugural Red Sea Lodge Residency. The jury will award two production grants worth $500,000 each in an online ceremony that […]