The International Jury at the Red Sea International Film Festival is selected every year by the Festival Director and presents the following awards:

  • RedSea Golden Yusr for Feature Film (Trophy, and $100,000)
  • RedSea Silver Yusr for Best Director (Trophy, and $50,000)
  • RedSea Silver Yusr for Best Screenplay (Trophy)
  • RedSea Silver Yusr for Best Actor (Trophy)
  • RedSea Silver Yusr for Best Actress (Trophy)
  • RedSea Silver Yusr for Best Cinematic Contribution (Trophy)

Additionally:

The RedSea Golden Yusr for Short Film (Trophy, $50,000 into his/her next film, and a 3-month creative residency in Old Town, Jeddah).

An audience award ($50,000).

An award for Best Saudi Film will be enabled by a sponsor.

THE YUSR:

The Yusr statues takes its name from the black coral formations found on the Red Sea. A competition among sculpturists will be announced soon to reveal the design.