Filmmakers meet NGOs is coming to Lebanon in fall of 2022!
+++Our call is open! Apply HERE until 29th of August+++
Are you from Lebanon?
Are you a filmmaker or video content creator?
Or are you working for an NGO, a social activist or otherwise engaged in civil society?
Do you believe in a pluralistic and democratic society?
Do you want to fight for peaceful social change?
Then we think you are the perfect match for us!
We are looking for filmmakers and activists from Lebanon to provide them with the knowledge and tools of storytelling and campaigning, to help them spread their message through film. To promote a social issue of their choice by
… a series of online classes with experts from all fields of filmmaking, storytelling and social campaigning 🧑🏽💻
… finding your match to build a filmmaker-activist-power-couple or team 🦸🏻♀️🦸🏾♀️
… developing a film concept with your project partner(s) and produce a short preview film
… intensive consultation and check ups by the elda team along with an easy and structured template for developing your film concept 💁🏽♂️💁🏻
… a 5-day seminar in Beirut 🏖️
… meeting film fund representatives
… the “market opportunities” where you can present your idea the most promising film concepts are awarded with a cash booster 💰
We are proud and excited to work on this project with our partners Sabine Abi Aad @shedaresbysabine and INJAZ Lebanon @injazlebanon aswell as @men.tell8, @bromwkhdom and Read with Ninette @ninetteabiatallah
Your expected effort
Take part in 7 after work online sessions in September 2022 (2-3 hours each)
Work on a film concept and a short preview film (in a team)
Join the 5 day seminar in Beirut (nov 8th-12th 2022)
There is no participation fee – generous funding is provided by the German Federal Foreign Office