The Saudi Film Commission takes part in the 79th Venice International Film Festival


The commission will present the benefits of the Saudi cashback program to international filmmakers and producers.

Saudi Film Commission (SFC) took part in the 79th edition of the Venice International Film Festival, which starts on August 31 and runs until September 10 in Italy.

The festival attracts large global audiences to events such as film screenings and discussion sessions.

Through its participation in this festival, the film commission aims to strengthen its presence in international forums and improve its relations with filmmakers around the world through bilateral dialogues and meetings and to promote its incentive program to attract productions international cinematographic films in the Kingdom.

At the festival, the commission will present workshops to introduce the benefits of the Saudi incentive program to international filmmakers and producers.

During its participation, the commission will highlight the film industry of the Kingdom and its successes.

In 2021, the commission announced its cashback program, “Film Saudi”, which is now functional and open for applications through a dedicated platform for film productions.

Film productions planning to shoot partially or entirely in Saudi Arabia are invited to apply for the incentives.

A number of Middle Eastern films have been announced as part of this year’s lineup.


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