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 🧑🏽‍💻⁠
… networking⁠
… 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