DFI announces recipients of Qatari Film Fund's grants

DFI announces recipients of Qatari Film Fund's grants

Doha Film Institute (DFI) has announced the recipients of the grants from Qatari Film Fund for spring 2022 edition, including the commencement of receiving the applications for the upcoming edition with the objective of encouraging the Qatari film makers to further accomplish their film projects..

DFI launches fund for Qatari filmmakers

DFI launches fund for Qatari filmmakers

The Doha Film Institute (DFI) has announced the return of its Qatari Film Fund, an initiative designed to support short and feature filmmaking by Qataris. In a recent tweet, DFI noted that applications will be accepted until September 1.

DFI invites young fans for Special 10th edition of Ajyal Film Festival 2022

DFI invites young fans for Special 10th edition of Ajyal Film Festival 2022

The Doha Film Institute is accepting juror applications for the 2022 Special 10th edition of the Ajyal Film Festival, set to take place from October 1 to 8 with events and activities both in-person and online.

DFI launches ‘Football Filmmaking Challenge’ in partnership with QFA

DFI launches ‘Football Filmmaking Challenge’ in partnership with QFA

The Doha Film Institute (DFI) has announced its partnership with the Qatar Football Association (QFA) to launch a ‘Football Filmmaking Challenge.’

DFI's talent incubator event Qumra 2022 kicks off

DFI's talent incubator event Qumra 2022 kicks off

Qumra 2022, the annual talent incubator event by the Doha Film Institute, went live online on Friday with over 150 film industry professionals from across the world joining in to nurture 45 film projects by emerging filmmakers in the Arab world and beyond.

Qumra 2022 to accelerate 45 film projects from 27 countries

Qumra 2022 to accelerate 45 film projects from 27 countries

The Doha Film Institute (DFI) announced a slate of 45 projects from 27 countries in various stages of production that will gain significant support through its annual industry incubator event, Qumra, to be held online from March 18 to 23, 2022.

DFI presents 'Horror Series' this weekend

DFI presents 'Horror Series' this weekend

Doha Film Institute (DFI) is presenting the 'Horror Series' featuring three horror classis, this weekend at the drive-in cinema in Lusail.

The bold voice of Qatar’s filmmakers amplified at Ajyal Film Festival 2021

The bold voice of Qatar’s filmmakers amplified at Ajyal Film Festival 2021

'Made in Qatar', the popular showcase of film talent from Qatar opened on Tuesday night in the presence of HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, Chairperson of Doha Film Institute (DFI), and other distinguished guests, including this year’s jury members Sheila Vand, Ahmed al-Baker..

Ajyal screens 'Captains of Zaatari', a 'powerful call to create meaningful opportunities for refugees'

Ajyal screens 'Captains of Zaatari', a 'powerful call to create meaningful opportunities for refugees'

'Captains of Zaatari' (Egypt/2021), which marks its Middle East premiere at the ninth Ajyal Film Festival, presented by the Doha Film Institute (DFI), is a film that "moves you with its raw energy and multi-layered subtexts", the festival organisers have stressed

Film culture on the upswing in Qatar

Film culture on the upswing in Qatar

Steady progress is being made in promoting a movie culture in the country with the participation of more and more people into film making and its related activities, noted a young Qatar filmmaker highlighting that 48% of grants by Doha Film Institute (DFI) is allotted to lady filmmakers.

'Made in Qatar' showcase at Ajyal Tuesday

'Made in Qatar' showcase at Ajyal Tuesday

Home grown talent will be showcased today in the ‘Made in Qatar’ programme alongside the year’s most celebrated international films at the ninth Ajyal Film Festival presented by the Doha Film Institute (DFI).

9th Ajyal Film Festival opens

9th Ajyal Film Festival opens

The ninth edition of Ajyal Film Festival, presented by the Doha Film Institute (DFI), marked an action-packed opening Sunday with distinguished guests walking the red carpet at Katara - The Cultural Village to welcome the community for a week-long calendar of cinematic, music, art