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Mission:

FLC plays a powerful and effective federating role in the Lebanese audiovisual industry, by supporting the development of a competitive Lebanese film industry and establishing Lebanon as a prominent international production location.

Objectives:

1.We Support the development of the film industry in Lebanon by:
– Organizing annual workshops for filmmakers and specialized seminars
– Stimulating the development of Lebanese funds to support and finance local films.

2. We Facilitate local film production by:
– Launching a database of the Lebanese audiovisual professionals in Lebanon and abroad.
– Assembling and disseminating the right information and assisting in the administrative procedures with the appropriate public bodies.

3. We Promote Lebanon as a key destination for international film production by:
– Hosting, organizing and participating in regional and international festivals and events.
– Crafting and creating bridges between local and international professionals.
– Participating in the public debates that contribute to the policy making process offering financial incentives for film makers.

4. We Preserve the Lebanese audiovisual heritage by:
– Restoring and digitalizing old feature films and the archives of old public productions.
– Making such archives available for research and film making

Latest news

For the 6th consecutive year, Fondation Liban Cinema in collaboration with the French Institute and in Partnership with the Ministry of Culture, organized its rewriting workshop for feature films projects that was held in two sessions: First one in January and the second one in April (from 4 to 8 April).

A professional jury composed of Elie Chalhoub, Hani Tamba, Jana Wehbe, and Amélie Depardon read the projects and made a first pre selection.

6 candidates (5 projects) were selected: Tony Farjallah, Gaby and Michel Zarazir, Antoine Remy, Jad Ali Hassan and Robert Cremona.

During these two sessions, 2 script doctors worked closely with the candidates on their projects: Yves Ulmann from Paris and Karim El Khoury from Lebanon.

Today and with the end of the workshop, a second jury composed of Elie Chalhoub, Michele Tyan, Omar El Kadi and Antoine Khalife made a final selection and chose Michel and Gaby Zarazir to win the price for their scenario “Les Quinze”. This price awarded by Fondation Liban Cinema, will allow them, for 3 months, to continue working on their scenario with a script doctor of their choice.

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