Press Releases

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
Tuesday ,4 of September 2018
Under the auspices of the Ministries of Culture and Tourism and in the attendance of its founders, sponsors and a number of film professionals
Sunday ,12 of August 2018
​Cairo, August 12, 2018: After a spectacular inaugural edition, the second edition of El Gouna Film Festival (GFF) is making a powerful statement by picking some remarkable films that were acclaimed and awarded at top class festivals like Cannes Film Festival and the Berlinale. The selection, till date, includes productions from Japan, Italy, Poland, Australia and Denmark among others.
Thursday ,5 of July 2018
Cairo, Egypt; 4 July, 2018 – El Gouna Film Festival is now accepting applications for accreditation for the 2nd edition of CineGouna Platform (CGP), its filmmakers/industry-oriented event, created with the objective of nurturing and strengthening promising Egyptian and Arab cinema projects & filmmakers and to help them find artistic and financial support. The activities of the CGP will take place in El Gouna from September 22 – 27, 2018.
Monday ,18 of June 2018
Cairo, June 18, 2018: El Gouna Film Festival announced the selection of YOMEDDINE in the Feature Narrative Competition of its 2nd edition that will take place from September 20 to 28, 2018, in El Gouna, the Red Sea, Egypt.
Thursday ,10 of May 2018
Cairo, Egypt; April 24, 2018 – After a successful first edition, El Gouna Film Festival is pleased to announce that submissions are open as of April, 24 for feature narrative and feature documentary film projects in development as well as films in post-production for the second edition of the festival’s CineGouna Springboard with the deadline for submission set to be July 22, 2018.