$15,000+ for artistic projects on Arab culture

Arabic arts & culture project fundingHello Funds Fans!  Today we have an exciting discovery for arts and culture: a dedicated fund for Arab related projects!

The Arab Fund for Arts & Culture (AFAC) is now accepting applications in the categories of Cinema, Music and RTR (research, training and regional events) as part of its 2013 general grants program.  The call is open to Arab individuals living in the Arab region or in diaspora and to local, regional and international institutions whose projects are related to contemporary Arab culture.

For cinema applications, a non-Arab producer can apply for a grant provided that the film director is Arab. It is preferred that film projects have producers attached to them. The producer or the director may apply for the grant.  AFAC’s cinema funding is open to all kinds of film projects – short films, feature narratives, short documentaries, feature documentaries, animation and experimental film. AFAC offers funding for development/scripting, production and post-production. Projects applying for a development/ scripting grant are eligible for a maximum of $15,000 while projects applying for a production/ post-production grant are eligible for a maximum of $50,000Deadline: August 1st, 2013.

Music and RTR applications must be submitted online no later than September 1st, 2013.

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