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Red Sea Labs

The Red Sea Labs is a platform for Filmmakers, Writers, and Industry professionals, with multiple programs to help them achieve their vision and projects from inception to production.

The mission of the Red Sea Labs is to support, promote, and celebrate a new generation of storytellers from Saudi Arabia, the Arab world, Africa. The Labs offer a variety of programs to help filmmakers realize their vision and bring their projects to life.



Open to teams of Saudi, Arab, Asian, and African filmmakers and producers, this intensive creative and professional training program will take your project from idea to reality. 


The SeriesLab is a hands-on professional and creative writing program that provides writers the opportunity to work on their TV series pilot. The SeriesLab aims to create a platform of series/episodic writers and give them the right tools and guidance to create the next must-watch television sensation.

The SeriesLab selects projects for full development and mentorship. Mentored by professional TV writer’s, show runners, and industry experts. The SeriesLab prepares participants to write compelling stories and prepare them to pitch their pilot to major television networks.

Short film klinik

The Goethe-Institute and the Red Sea Film Festival, in cooperation with the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg, Ludwigsburg (Germany) is a unique three-part scriptwriting clinic that leads to the production of three final films in the category Live Action Short Film.

Middle east Media Initiative (MEMI)

The Middle East Media Initiative (MEMI) is an innovative professional exchange program established at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. The workshop will focus on Television Writing and Development.

Music for Film

The Music for Film Lab is a 7 day intensive hands on program. The aim of this program is to train composers into the art and the craft of film scoring, its unique aspects, its diverse vocabulary, technological tools and the layers of skill sets that the modern film composer needs to possess in order to create & deliver an original score of the industry’s highest standards.