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Culture Resource: Production Awards Program 2019

Culture Resource: Production Awards Program 2019

Deadline: 7 December 2018

Culture Resource has launched the open call for the 2019 round of the Production Awards program which supports artists and writers from the Arab region, below the age of 35, by offering grants to enable them to produce their first creative projects.


The program helps give young people the opportunity to create original works and develop new forms of artistic expression.

Program Goals

The Production Awards program aims to support and encourage the artistic and literary productivity and creativity of a new generation of young artists and writers from the Arab region.

Grants are available for the following disciplines:

  • Performing arts: The development and production of theatrical, dance and other performance arts productions.
  • Visual arts: The production and organization of visual art, installation art, video art and art book exhibitions.
  • Literature: The creation and publication of novels, short stories and poetry anthologies.
  • Music: The creation and audio and audiovisual recording of vocal and instrumental musical works.
  • Cinema/video: The production of short, medium-length and feature-length fictional, documentary, animated and experimental films and video works.

Funding Information

This round offers 20 grants of up to $10,000 for projects in literature, music, performing arts and visual arts and of up to $15,000 for projects in cinema and video.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be between 15 and 35 years old as of 1 January 2018. Applications submitted by individuals not in this age bracket will be discarded.
  • Applicants must be from an Arab country, regardless of ethnic background, citizenship status or whether they reside in the Arab region or abroad.
  • Application is open to artists of all disciplines: Performance arts, visual arts, literature, music, cinema/video, etc.

How to Apply

The applications must be completed in Arabic on the form available on the given website.

Eligible Countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.

For more information, please visit Production Awards Program 2019.

A propos de l'auteur

Khady Khady

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