Under the deal, MAD Solutions will be responsible for RFF-Revart Film Festival's marketing and distribution.
Slated to take place from May 4 to 6, the RFF- Revart Film Festival’s agenda will be accessible for everyone online and will include film selections, workshops, panel discussions and film screenings. The submission deadline is April 30. The awards and winners will be revealed on May 7.
Marking the first online vertical film festival in Egypt, RFF-Revart Film Festival’s aims to introduce the modern dimension of creativity of the Arab storytelling talent through films. The festival was scheduled to launch earlier this year in a public ceremony with the presence of the festival jury, however, it was postponed in the light of the protective measures against the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
Films eligible for the festival should be less than three minutes of length and filmed entirely at home. The film’s aspect ratio must be vertical (9:16). The applicants must reside in Egypt during the period of the festival. Shooting with smartphone cameras or any type of camera is eligible. The film’s theme, genre, and the story are open and a filmmaker can submit more than one film, but only one film by the same filmmaker will be selected. The winning films will be selected by the festival jury in addition to an audience award that will be revealed online.