Press Releases

Wednesday ,18 of September 2019
El Gouna Film Festival, in its 3rd edition, brings together some of the most talented international and Arab filmmakers, film critics and experts to select the winning films in its three main competitions.
Tuesday ,3 of September 2019
El Gouna Film Festival continues to build on a number of collaborations it has initiated to empower Arab filmmakers, especially outside the Arab world
Wednesday ,28 of August 2019
El Gouna Film Festival (GFF) is pleased to announce that our Press Office is now accepting applications for press accreditation for the 3rd edition of the Festival.
Tuesday ,27 of August 2019
El Gouna Film Festival (GFF) is pleased to announce the program details of its 3rd edition, which is set to take place in El Gouna from September 19 - 27, during a press conference attended by Engineer Samih Sawiris, Founder of El Gouna; Engineer Naguib Sawiris, Founder of GFF; Khaled Bichara, CEO of Orascom Development Holding; Amr Mansi, CEO of GFF; Bushra Rozza, COO of GFF; Intishal Al Timimi, Festival Director; and Amir Ramses, Artistic Director.
Wednesday ,21 of August 2019
Since its inaugural edition, CineGouna Platform, El Gouna Film Festival’s business and industry- oriented event, has helped Arab filmmakers find artistic and financial support...
Wednesday ,7 of August 2019
Winners of a Palme d’Or, Two Silver Bears and a Crystal Globe Among GFF’s 2019 Lineup
Tuesday ,9 of July 2019
El Gouna Film Festival (GFF) is happy to announce that The Knight & The Princess, the first Egyptian animated feature film, has been confirmed to take part in its 3rd edition, which will take place from September 19 to 27, 2019.
Sunday ,2 of June 2019
El Gouna Film Festival, in partnership with Sawiris Foundation for Social Development, launched a handicraft competition to encourage Egyptian artisans and craftsmen and support them in the practice of their craftsmanship and talents. The competition also aims at promoting and showcasing indigenously made Egyptian hand-crafted products, and introducing Egypt to the world through quality products that reflect the Egyptian history, identity, and culture.
Sunday ,2 of June 2019
Cairo, Egypt; May 05, 2019 – After two successful editions, CGP/El Gouna Film Festival is pleased to announce that it is now accepting submissions of Feature Narrative and Feature Documentary film projects in development, as well as films in post-production for the 3rd edition of CineGouna Springboard.
Sunday ,2 of June 2019
El Gouna Film Festival established itself with its successful inaugural edition in 2017 and has since consolidated that position with a productive 2nd edition in 2018.
Wednesday ,13 of February 2019
2 IEFTA Projects that collaborated with El Gouna Film Festival have been selected for IEFTA’s Global Film Expression initiatives