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Open Call: Residency-stipend for Filmmakers in Beirut, Lebanon: BACKSTORY The Film Residency

Goethe-Institut Libanon, Beirut Art Residency and Metropolis Cinema are offering a two-month residency for emerging filmmakers in 2018. The program supports filmmakers from the Middle East, North Africa and Germany, who already have professional work experience and who plan to bring to life a film project (pre-production, production or post-production).

Location: Beirut

Time of the residency:
1st July – 31st August 2018
1st September – 31st October 2018

The residency program is designed to support filmmakers in their professional careers by providing them with master classes, technical equipment, and a space for work where they can realize their projects. Along with the support offered, the program aims to set up a platform for all talented filmmakers to network, collaborate and gain insight from other filmmakers in the region and Europe.

“BACKSTORY” provides an artistically inspiring atmosphere in the heart of Beirut as well as time and space to work on the project under stressfree conditions, including: accommodation, flight tickets, and a monthly stipend of 1000 USD.

Applications can be submitted here Deadline is November 15th 2017.
For further information, contact Elisa Nobel under