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Red Sea International Film Festival


The second edition of the Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF) will run in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia from December 1-10, 2022.
The inaugural Red Sea International Film Festival took place from December 6 -15, 2021 with live dailies on filmfestivals.com.

The Red Sea International Film Festival brings the best in Arab and World Cinema to Jeddah Old Town. The Festival showcases exciting new films on the Saudi big-screen, alongside retrospective programs celebrating the masters of cinema, the latest Saudi films, and feature and short film competitions. There are also industry events and workshops nurturing the next generation of talent.

In ‘Celebration of Women in Cinema’, the Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF), hosted a gala event this evening at the 75th Cannes International Film Festival on the grounds of the magnificent Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d’Antibes.


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VIDEO: Hans FRAIKIN Abu Dhabi Film Commissioner on the soft money and incentives panel at RSIFF 360

Always happy to meet my former colleague from FOX in new places! Hans Fraikin Abu Dhabi Film Commissioner came to Jeddah to speak at RED SEA 360°  organized by Winston Baker about soft money and tax incentives in the region.

 

PANEL | Show Me the Soft Money: Incentives to Explore

There are multiple avenues to subsidize your budget through Funds, Rebates, Development and Support Programs.

Budgets for film production can be overwhelming, especially in the indie market. There are multiple things that you should consider when funding your film that can help! Co-Productions can have a massive impact on Tax Rebates and Support Programs – and this panel will walk you through how to look out for these, who has the best and most worthwhile offers, and what benefits can come from using these systems. 

 

PANEL | Show Me the Soft Money: Incentives to Explore
 
There are multiple avenues to subsidize your budget through Funds, Rebates, Development and Support Programs.
 
Budgets for film production can be overwhelming, especially in the indie market. There are multiple things that you should consider when funding your film that can help! Co-Productions can have a massive impact on Tax Rebates and Support Programs – and this panel will walk you through how to look out for these, who has the best and most worthwhile offers, and what benefits can come from using these systems.
 
Panelists
 
Mohannad Al Bakri
- Managing Director at Royal Film Commission (Jordan)
 
Abduljalil Alnasser
- General Manager of Sector Development & Investment Attraction at Saudi Film Commission (KSA)
 
Germain Coly
- Head of Cinematography at the Ministry of Culture (Senegal)
 
Hans Fraikin
-  Film and Television Commissioner at Abu Dhabi Film Commission (UAE)
 
Per Eirik Gilsvik
-  Project Manager at Sørfond (Norway)
 
Moderated by Janice Kovach
Commissioner at New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission (USA)

 

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