MEMBERS INFO

The Members will consist of professionals that, in accordance with their expertise and experience, can work for the fulfillment of the objectives of the Institute or are in harmony with same.

  • Members must be Arab Film Professionals whose work is existing and recognized.
  • Members should declare their willingness to actively support the aims of the Institute, as well as to participate in the Institute training and promotional activities.
  • Members will be given voting rights for the Film Awards and also participate in various Institute activities around the region.

MEMBERS BENEFITS

  • Access to the members section on the Institute website.
  • Voting rights for the annual Film Awards selections and nominations.
  • Members to participate in workshops programs taking place in their respective countries.
  • Members to participate in jury committees to select films for the annual Film Award.
  • Members to participate in training and exchange programs within the Arab world and overseas.
  • Members have access to consultancy service from the Institute at any stage of their projects.
  • Post and view member friendly job opportunities around the Arab world.
  • Share information about latest film projects.
  • Learn about what other members are in need for their own projects.
  • Invitation to members year-round preview screenings.
  • Priority booking for Arab Film Awards ceremony with special discount rate.

If you have any queries about AFI membership please email to afi@arabfilm-institute.org

Membership guideline

The Institute members comprise film industry professionals (directors, screenwriters, actors, producers, film technicians, distributors, institutions, film critics and agents).

Members should submit their applications in written including the name and email of two of their fellow colleagues from the industry along with proof of professional experience fulfilling the requirements of the Institute Regulations.

In addition, the Board of Governors reserves the right to accept or refuse submissions in exceptional circumstances.

Members can lose their status only due to one of the following reasons:

  • By resignation
  • For not paying the membership fees
  • For misconduct or sentenced by law

List of members is updated frequently.

Membership applications are accepted all year round. Members can only vote if they are approved members before December 31st.

Candidates should send their submission online or send an email to: afi@arabfilm-institute.org

FULL MEMBERSHIP
Industry professionals who have contributed to at least three (3) features, short, documentary and animation films in major roles over the past five (5) years of their career.(Director, Screenwriter, Producer, Actor/Actress, Cinematographer, First Assistant Director, Executive Producer, Line Producer, Post-Production Supervisor, Production Manager, Editor, Sound Designer, Production Designer, Makeup & Hair Artist, Costume Designer, Special Effects, Technicians and Talent Agent).

In addition, Festival Directors, Artistic Directors, Film Funds, Distributors, Institutional Managers, Film Critics and Cinema Managers with over five (5) years experience are eligible to full membership.

All full members have voting rights at the annual Film Awards in all the categories.

YOUNG PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
Industry professionals who have contributed to at least one (1) feature, short, documentary and animation films in major roles over the past three (3) years of their career.
(Director, Screenwriter, Producer, Actor/Actress, Cinematographer, First Assistant Director, Executive Producer, Line Producer, Post-Production Supervisor, Production Manager, Editor, Sound Designer, Production Designer, Makeup & Hair Artist, Costume Designer, Special Effects, Technicians and Talent Agent).

In addition, Festival Directors, Artistic Directors, Film Funds, Distributors, Institutional Managers, Film Critics and Cinema Managers with three (3) years experience are eligible to young professional membership.

Young members have voting rights for the student film award category at the annual Arab Film Awards.

CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP (FOR COMPANIES ONLY)
Packages are available for all organisations, production houses, post-production companies, equipment rentals, film festivals, film schools, distribution companies and other Institutions.
Up to five employees are entitled to receive their membership package based on their esteemed professional experience.
Additional employees will receive 25% discount on membership fee.
Corporate members will benefit to have their companies logo and link prominently placed on the Institute’s website for an entire year.

STUDENT MEMBERSHIP
Students with undergraduate or graduate level are entitled to become members of the Institute.
Students must submit verification of active student status with their applications.
Students must provide a photocopy of either: School Registration or a valid student ID.

Membership fee and process
The Institute’s Board of Governors will fix the amount annually and members will be informed if any changes are pertained to the membership annual fee.

Once your application is reviewed and approved, you will be asked to pay the membership fee.

Members who fail to pay the annual fee will be deemed to have resigned and shall be removed from the list of the members, unless decided by the Institute Board of Governors to maintain the membership with a certain explanations.

Members of the Institute shall pay an annual membership fee.
Corporate membership rate is 1,000 US$
Membership annual fee is 80 US$
Student membership is free of charge.

Methods of payment

  • Bank transfer: Bank details to be provided
  • Cash payment: To be handed to AFI staff members or local representatives in the country.
  • Money transfer via payment service companies.

Info
Members of the Institute should inform the Institute Secretariat of any change of address or residency when occurred.

In case a member of the Institute wishes to resign. He/she must send their request by registered letter with proof of receipt to the Institute Secretariat or via email to afi@arabfilm-institute.org.

Offers
Our partners and patrons will propose special offers to our members from time to time.
The Institute will inform the members via e-mail about the offers when available.

CORPORATE MEMBERS

Toonestoon

Tunisia E: contact@toonestoon.com W: www.toonestoon.com

COMPANY PROFILE

Toonestoon is a young Tunisian post oroduction company serving the industry in both sectors independent films and commercial works.

Our Team always looking for original and creative works as well as new and challenging projects.

We are committed to high production values as a proactive and positive team working along side our clients to deliver outstanding films. Toonestoon was founded in 2016 with the highest standards for the national TV commercial landscape.

Over the past 2 years, Toonestoon catered the post production of some the best filmmakers to date.

Toonestoon remains one of the most competent post-production companies in Tunisia.
With offices in Tunis, the company DNA lies in the development of young talents.

Mile Studios

Afghanistan E: info@milestudios.tv W: www.milestudios.tv T/F: +971 4 433 0601

COMPANY PROFILE

Mile Studios is a Dubai Media City based progressive independent post- production facility that offers a specialized spectrum of services. It was established in the year 2011. Passion, combined with expertise, creativity and dedication are the key factors that describe us. Our goal is to deliver high quality services to customers through effective and consummate consultation throughout production and post-production phases.
We have worked with some of the most renowned projects such as When Monalisa Smile (Jordan), Champ of the Camp (UAE-Lebanon) and Saluki (UAE).

COMPANY PROFILE

pixelmob is a post-production company based in Beirut, with proven expertise in finishing.
pixelmob specializes in making your moving pictures look their best. Whether commercials, music videos, corporate documentaries, TV programs or feature films, we have the talent and tools to polish your images and deliver your productions in their optimal look. Our services include editorial, digital color grading on Baselight, visual effects and compositing, motion graphics and animation, in addition to creative consultancy and branding.

FILM CLINIC

United Arab Emirates (the) E: info@fcidistribution.com W: www.fcidistribution.com

COMPANY PROFILE

Film Clinic has been producing Independent films since 2006, while nurturing and supporting Arab filmmakers and up-and-coming talent. After a decade of success, Film Clinic decided to expand to a new distribution arm, Film Clinic Indie Distribution, a distribution company dedicated to promote both Arab and International films in the MENA region and worldwide.

Feature Films Catalog: 

Barakah meets Barakah by Mahmoud Sabbagh (Saudi Arabia – 2016)
Withered Green by Mohammed Hammad (Egypt – 2016)
Ali, the Goat and Ibrahim by Sherif El Bendary (Egypt – 2016)

Cinema Television Video Services

Tunisia E: ctvfilm@gnet.tn W: www.ctv-services.com T/F: +(216) 71 238 793

COMPANY PROFILE

Cinema Television Video Services represented by Abdelaziz Ben Mlouka, is an audiovisual
and cinematographic production company founded in 1989.
Over the last three decades, CTV Services has worked hard to bring together one of the
largest and diversified portfolios of films produced in Tunisia, many of which have received
awards during various festivals nationally and internationally. CTV is growing year after year thanks to its polyvalent skills but also to its contemporary approach in order to adapt to the development facing the film industry today and which has enabled it to stir up these services in as an executive production for several renowned foreign films.

 

FEATURES FILMS :
2017           EL JAIDA de Salma Baccar (en post-production)
2016          RIZK EL BEY LIK de Habib Mselmeni
2016          AUGUSTIN…L’ENFANT DE SES LARMES de Samir Seif
2014          MAHDIA LA VILLE ETERNELLE de Naceur Kessraoui
SHORT FEATURES :
2017          LES MAMLOUKS de Mohamed Ajbouni
2017          NOCES D’EPINES de Mirvet Medini Kammoun
2015          ACAPELLA de Nidhal Guiga