“MADE IN MED” Short Film Contest

Deadline: 28 February, 2013
Open to:  filmmakers from Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Syria and Tunisia
Prizes: possibility to take part in the International Cannes Film Festival 2013 as a first prize in each category, honorific prize for the second awarders

“MADE IN MED” is a short film contest organised by the Euromed Audiovisual III Programme of the European Union. The contest includes three different short film competitions around three subjects dear to the Mediterranean:

  • Talking ‘bout (A)rab Revolution – The Arab Spring in Focus
  • Euromed-itation – Tales from the Mediterranean
  • Preserving the Med – Environmental heritage around the Mediterranean


  • The competition is open to filmmakers with the following nationality: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Syria and Tunisia, as well as for authors from other nationality who live in one of the above mentioned countries.
  • The duration of the short films must be comprised between 2 and 10 minutes.
  • Films must have been shot in one of the following languages: English, Arabic, and French. Any other language is admitted, provided that a subtitled version of the film in English, French or Arabic is offered.


In total, six prizes will be awarded:

  • In each competition, an international jury will select an awarder which will be offered with the possibility to take part in the International Cannes Film Festival 2013 (travel + per diem + a 5 days accreditation). The films and the authors will benefit from a promotion within the Short Film Corner of the Cannes Film Festival (accreditation + networking + presence on the stand + participation to the conference and events).
  • Similarly, a public audience, by voting for its favourite film, will choose the second awarder (one per section) which will receive an honorific prize.

The best 30 selected short films – 10 per each competition – will be diffused on the Internet on the Euromed Audiovsuel Website as from April 2013.

How to enter

Read the complete rules of the contest and the terms of participation following this link.

Subscribe your short film here

All submissions must be postmarked no later than February 28, 2013. 

For more information, please contact Samer Mohdad: smohdad@euromedaudiovis

The Official Website

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