The Metropolis Association and the Goethe-Institut are launching the call for entries for the 9th edition of Talents Beirut. Until August 12, 2023, cinematographers, editors, sound designers and music composers from the Arab World are invited to apply to Talents Beirut, a programme that aims to reinforce Arab artists in their technical and artistic skills.
20 promising film talents from the Arab World will be selected by an international jury to attend the 9th edition of Talents Beirut which will take place in Beirut between the 19th and the 23rd of October 2023.
Talents from Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen will be eligible to apply online on this link.
Talents Beirut has hosted more than 100 talents from the Arab World, allowing them to meet with established film professionals including Oscar-nominated director Joshua Oppenheimer (The Look of Silence), multiple-award winning filmmaker Raed Andoni (Ghost Hunting), renowned cinematographer Sofian El Fani (Blue Is the Warmest Color), sound designer and Foley artist Nicolas Becker (Arrival), editor Andrew Bird (In the Fade) and music composer Khyam Allami (As I Open My Eyes).
Organized by the Metropolis Association and the Goethe-Institut Libanon, in collaboration with the Berlinale Talents and ARRI, and with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC, the 9th edition of Talents Beirut will be held between the 19th and the 23rd of October 2023, in parallel to the 9th edition of the German Film Week in Lebanon, organized by the Goethe-Institut Libanon in collaboration with the Metropolis Association.
Programme details, experts and selected participants will be announced in Summer 2023.
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