Fatma Hassan Alremaihi,
CEO of DFI
The film makers Khalifa Al Marri, Al Jawhara Al-Thani, Buthaina Al Mohammadi, Muhammad Al Suwaidi and Noor Al Nasr have received the grants from Qatari Film Fund for spring 2022 edition which included three short films, one of them is narrative and two animation films and two long narrative films. Beside the financial support DFI is committed to upgrading the capabilities of film makers and providing all kinds of essential support during the journey of film manufacturing project starting from text writing until the film is aired on the screen.
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On the other hand, DFI began receiving applications for the new edition of the Qatar Film Fund on August 1, and will end on September 1, however owing to considerations of financing short films, the applicants should have completed at least one short film in the past.
Every short film project is poised to receive QR 182,500, including the stages of development, production and post-production stages, in addition to the material support in development and training stages and the utilization of DFI's owned equipment & facilities, where qualified applicants would receive support during the entire stages of film making works, including development, production and post-production stages.
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DFI is specifically targeting the Qatari talents and the institute is offering them funds every year, as Qatari film makers can apply for Qatari Film Fund to receive the fund of long films during the production stages with amount up to QR 182,500, including development, supervision, equipment services afforded by the institute.