Welcomes Applications for Feature and Short Films and TV Series
The Royal Film Commission-Jordan Opens Call for Submissions for the Jordan Film Fund
As part of its continuous efforts in supporting filmmakers in the Arab world, The Royal Film Commission-Jordan (RFC) has announced an open call for submissions for the Jordan Film Fund (JFF), which aims to enable filmmakers to tell their stories as well as develop the independent film industry and contribute to its sustainability, especially in Jordan.
The JFF provides financial support to feature and documentary projects at development, production and post-production stages, as well as short narrative, documentary and animated projects at production stage only. And this year, JFF will offer two grants for the of TV series.
Deadline for Cinema category is midnight of the 3rd of May 2018 (Jordan Time). Deadline for TV Series category is midnight of the 10th of April 2018 (Jordan Time).
Eligible applicants should be 18 years or over, and at least one or more of the main crew members (producer, director or writer) should be a Jordanian national. At least 50% of all dialogue, narration, voice-over and any form of communication within the project must be in Arabic. Projects applying for production fund must consider 50% of production is set in Jordan.
Please read application regulations and guidelines through this link:
Download the application form relevant to your project category through this link: http://www.film.jo/Contents/Jordan-Film-Fund.aspx and then email it to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Royal Film Commission (RFC) was established with a vision to develop an internationally competitive Jordanian film industry. The RFC is a financially and administratively autonomous Jordanian public organization led by a Board of Commissioners, chaired by HRH Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein. The RFC is a member of the Association for Film Commissioners International (AFCI), a partner of the Arab Cinema Center (ACC). The AFCI is the official professional and educational organization for film commissions that assist feature, television, commercial, industrial and stills production throughout the world.
The RFC's mission is to encourage Jordanians and people from the Arab world to tell their stories, thus contributing to cross-cultural understanding and enhancing freedom of expression. It aims to build in Jordan a world-class, cutting-edge film industry where all people of the Arab world can freely make films alongside the world's most talented artists.