Six films in post-production are selected to be part of this year’s Work-In-Progress Showcase. The rough cuts will be presented to the Red Sea Souk industry guests in a series of private screenings in the presence of the director and producer.
WORK-IN-PROGRESS 2022 – SOUK SELECTION
Banel e Adama
Directed by: Ramata-Toulaye Sy
(France, Senegal, Mali)
Directed by: Asmahan Bkerat
Directed by: Kamal Lazraq
(France, Morocco, Belgium)
Directed by: Jack Markovitz
Directed by: Amr Gamal
(Yemen, Sudan, Saudi Arabia)
The Mother of All Lies
Directed by: Asmae El Moudir
(Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Egypt)
The Red Sea Souk organizes a showcase for films in post-production with the aim to support the completion of five to six feature films by directors of African or Arab origins, to enhance the overall quality of the film and to foster their international distribution.
The Work-In-Progress Showcase will take place in Jeddah from December 2 – 5, 2023, at the Red Sea Souk, the film market of the Red Sea International Film Festival.
All selected Work-In-Progress projects will compete for the Red Sea Souk Awards supported by the Red Sea Fund, to be granted by the Work-In-Progress Showcase Jury. The awards consist of:
– Red Sea Souk Post-Production Award worth 30,000 USD
– Red Sea Souk Special Mention Award worth 10,000 USD