The Arab Film Awards are created to honor the work of the community once a year as part of the Institute’s activities. The Awards are the annual showcase of Arab Cinema and a very important platform to promote Arab culture globally.
The first Arab Film Awards will be held on March 16th, 2018 in El Gouna town on the Red Sea, Egypt.
The Arab Film Awards will award the following categories:
- BEST FILM FICTION
- BEST NON-FICTION FILM
- BEST DIRECTOR FICTION
- BEST DIRECTOR NON FICTION
- BEST ACTOR
- BEST ACTRESS
- BEST SCREENWRITER
- BEST DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
- BEST EDITOR
- BEST PRODUCTION DESIGNER
- BEST COMPOSER
- BEST COSTUME DESIGNER
- BEST HAIR & MAKE-UP ARTIST
- BEST SOUND DESIGN
- BEST SHORT FILM
- BEST STUDENT FILM
- LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Celebrity will be attending this unique event. Representatives from UAE, Tunisia, Egypt, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Algeria, Jordan, Palestine, Europe, Asia, US and much more…
Honorary guests from Hollywood & Bollywood will be invited for this unique event.
One of a kind getaway with filmmakers and esteemed members of the entertainment industry.
February 2018 – Nomination press conference One month before the Ceremony
March 2018 – Nomination Brunch The day before the Ceremony, press junket
CEREMONY DAY ACTIVITIES
March 2018 – Red Carpet interviews Meet & Greet the Film Stars & Celebrities
March 2018 – Awards Ceremony & party
STRATEGIC KEY DATES
Sunday, February 25, 2018 – Nominations Announcement
Friday, March 9, 2018 – Final votes for the winners
Thursday, March 15, 2018 – Nominees Brunch and Press Junkets
Friday, March 16, 2018 – Arab Film Awards Ceremony