Eligibility and Selection Criteria

Co-Production Feature Film

1.

The applicant(s) must be the original copyright owner of the submitted material, or authorised to act on behalf of the copyright owner of the submitted material.

2.

The applicant(s) for SAFM.Global 2022 MENA Chapter a) Must be of South Asian origin. b) Applicant (s) from MENA region are also welcome

3.

Feature-length (running time minimum 9060 minutes) film project with a director, producer and a production company attached.

4.

No Documentaries or Short Films will be accepted.

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Applicant(s) have to submit the proposed budget of the project. They have to fill in the budget sheet provided in the application form

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Applicant(s) have to provide proof of at least 30 percent of the total production cost as part of the application.

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Proof of 30 percent funding can be in the form of letter of intent from the production company on its letter head along with its official stamp

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SAFM.Global reserves the right to verify the proof of funding

9.

Projects without a director on board will not be accepted.

10.

The decision of SAFM.Global will be final & binding on all applicants

Gap Funding

1.

The applicant MUST be the original copyright owner of the submitted material, or authorised to act on behalf of the copyright owner of the submitted material.

2.

The applicant(s) for SAFM.Global 2022 MENA Chapter – a) Must be of South Asian origin. b) Applicant (s) from MENA region are also welcome

3.

No Documentaries or Short Films will be accepted.

4.

Applicant(s) have to submit the proposed budget of the project. They have to fill in all the details in the budget sheets provided in the application form

5.

SAFM reserves the right to to audit the spent budget.

6.

The decision of SAFM.Global will be final & binding on all applicants

Web Series

1.

The applicant MUST be the original copyright owner of the submitted material, or authorised to act on behalf of the copyright owner of the submitted material.

2.

The applicant(s) for SAFM.Global 2022 MENA Chapter – a) Must be of South Asian origin. b) Applicant (s) from MENA region are also welcome

3.

Applicant(s) must submit a bible . All details regarding the bible are present in the application form.

4.

The decision of SAFM.Global will be final & binding on all applicants

Book To Screen

1.

The applicant may be the original copyright owner of the submitted material, or may be authorised to act on behalf of the copyright owner of the submitted material.

2.

Projects must either have an author of South Asian origin or the book should have a South Asian backdrop and / or characters.

3.

For SAFM.Global 2022 MENA Chapter, we are honoured to open entries for book projects with either an author of MENA origin or with MENA region backdrop and / or characters.

4.

The books must be published or contract must be signed and publication date should be within the next one year.

5.

The decision of SAFM.Global will be final & binding on all applicants