Sections and Awards

Sections

The programme includes the following sections:

Opening & Closing Films

The three Official Competitions

Official Selection Out of Competition

Special Programmes

 

Competitions and Awards

Feature Narrative Competition

El Gouna Gold 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 Best Arab Narrative Film

(Trophy, Certificate and USD 20,000)

El Gouna Star for Best Actor

(Trophy and Certificate)

El Gouna Star for 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 Gold 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 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 Gold 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 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.