29 Recipients of Doha Film Institute’s 2023 Spring Grants Cycle Announced at Cannes Film Festival

The Doha Film Institute announced that a total of 29 films from 18 countries have been selected for the 2023 Spring Grants cycle of the Middle East region’s longest-serving film development initiative that has supported over 750 diverse projects from 75 countries to date.

On the sidelines of Cannes Film Festival, Doha Film Institute underlined its commitment to nurturing emerging voices in cinema from across the world Chief Executive Officer of the Doha Film Institute Fatima Hassan Al Rumaihi, said: “We are on a mission to discover and promote original and independent voices in cinema, and have had the great privilege of supporting the most powerful and important voices from the region and beyond through our Grants programme. Our Spring Grants 2023 reinforces our continued commitment to filmmakers globally who have once again impressed us with the diversity and depth of the original themes they are exploring in their stories. This current cycle of projects was chosen from hundreds of compelling submissions, and we are proud to bring these soulful stories to global audiences.” Awarded in two cycles Spring and Fall, the Institute Grants programme has evolved as one of the flagship film funding initiatives focused on strengthening a vibrant creative ecosystem and supporting emerging voices from all over the world to help them realise their cinematic aspirations. The Grants support projects including feature and short narratives, documentaries and experimentals as well as TV series.

Source: Qatar News Agency

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