El Gouna

34°C

Sunny

Sep 22-29 2017

Sections

The program includes the following sections:

  1. Opening & Closing Films

  2. The three Official Competitions

  3. Official program Out of Competition

  4. Special Programs

Competitions

Three juries, comprised by outstanding figures of cinema and culture, will award the following prizes:

  1. Feature Narrative Competition

  2. Feature Documentary Competition

  3. Short Film Competition

Awards

  • Feature Narrative Competition

    El Gouna Golden Star for a Narrative Film (Trophy, Certificate and USD 50,000)

    El Gouna Silver Star for Narrative Film (Trophy, Certificate and USD 25,000)

    El Gouna Bronze Star Narrative Film (Certificate, Trophy and USD 15,000)

    El Gouna Star for the Best Arab Narrative Film (Trophy, Certificate and USD 20,000)

    El Gouna Star for the Best Actor (Trophy and Certificate)

    El Gouna Star for the Best Actress (Trophy and Certificate)

     

    The cash award will be shared equally between the director and the producer of the winning film.

  • Feature Documentary Competition

    El Gouna Golden Star for a Documentary Film (Trophy, Certificate and USD 30,000)

     

    El Gouna Silver Star for Documentary Film (Trophy, Certificate and USD 15,000)

     

    El Gouna Bronze Star Documentary Film (Trophy, Certificate and USD 7,500)

     

    El Gouna Star for the Best Arab Documentary Film (Trophy, Certificate and USD 10,000)

     

    The cash award will be shared equally between the director and the producer of the winning film.

  • Short Film Competition

     

    El Gouna Golden Star for Best Short Film (Trophy, Certificate and USD 15,000)

     

    El Gouna Silver Star for Short Film (Trophy, Certificate and USD 7,500)

     

    El Gouna Bronze Star for Short Film (Trophy, Certificate and USD 4,000)

     

    El Gouna Star for the Best Arab Short Film (Trophy, Certificate and USD 5,000)

     

    All prizes including the cash awards will be awarded to the director of the winning film.