The Red Sea International Film Festival has announced a new short film competition designed to challenge and support aspiring Saudis and Saudi-resident filmmakers to produce new works. The 48Hr Film Challenge is a collaboration between The Alliance Française of Saudi Arabia, The Consulate General of France in Jeddah, The French Embassy in Riyadh, and the Red Sea International Film Festival. The 48Hr Film Challenge supports up-and-coming filmmakers to write, shoot and produce a short film in just two days.