RSIFF will give a cash award of €5,000 to one of the projects.
New position will see Saudi producer step up involvement in festival to spearhead its growth and that of local film and TV industry.
12 upcoming films from the Middle East and North Africa will be supported by project and talent incubator.
Red Sea’s Shivani Pandya on the “great vibe” of the first edition despite logistical hiccups and a no-show artistic director
Former managing director of Dubai International Film Festival has been a driving force behind the new festival.
Riyadh-based distributor CineWaves, one of the first Saudi companies to move into arthouse films, has signed an artistic cooperation pact with Egypt’s Film Clinic Indie Distribution.
Anderson is the jury head of the Red Sea Immersive strand at the Saudia Arabian festival.
“They’ve set everything on fire,” said the Italian director.
The Saudi filmmaker’s debut film shot in Romania, standing in for London.
Giuseppe Tornatore was jury president for the inaugural competition featuring 16 features.
Rashid Masharawi traces the history of Jaffa in this inventive, personal documentary
Some 250 aspiring Saudi filmmakers are expected to attend the two-day event.
Jimmy Keyrouz’s impressive debut feature chronicles the horrors of war-torn Syria
Shawkat Amin Korki’s taut drama concerns a young woman who risks everything to ensure she passes her exams
New label has released 40 titles in Saudi Arabia including The Father, Another Round and Pinocchio.
“Getting the call ignited something like hope in me”: how making ‘Communion’ saved its team from despair
‘Communion’ is screening in competition at the Red Sea International FIlm Festival
Squabbling sisters try to find their way in Jordan’s all-powerful patriarchy
Homegrown exhibitor currently owns and runs just under half of Saudi Arabia’s 420 screens.
Ministry of Investment official was speaking at a Red Sea industry talk
Saudi Arabia’s first female filmmaker is a guest of honour at the Red Sea International Film Festival.
How Egyptian director Samir Nasr turned censorship issues into opportunity to make Red Sea title ‘Sharaf’
When an Eygptian shoot proved impossible, the director elevated the local story to an Arab one.