Our 2017 Finalists

We are excited to announce that our finalists have been chosen:


  • Ayny by Ahmad Saleh (Academy of Media Arts Cologne) – Germany, Jordan, Palestine
  • Finding Myself by Maryam Khalid Obaid (Sharjah Women College) – UAE
  • MAA BAA by Ahmad Saleh (Academy of Media Arts Cologne) – Germany
  • Unfinished Tales: The Alchemist by Hussam Ismail (SAE Amman) – Jordan


  • One in a Million by Natalie George Soumbouloglou (SAE Institute Amman) – Jordan
  • To My Mother by Ahmad Al-Bazz (An-Najah National University) – Palestine
  • Story of Fatat by Ibrahim Harb (IESAV, University of Saint Joseph) – Lebanon
  • Hartom by Arkus (Arab Film Studio) – UAE
  • For them by Khawla Abdulkareem (Zayed University) – UAE


  • My Dear Home With Love by Aisha AlZaabi (Higher Colleges of Technology) – UAE
  • Gaby by Ornella Maalouf (Notre Dame University) – Lebanon
  • Dark Chocolate by Dania A. Moussa (American University of Dubai) – Syria/UAE
  • The Choice by Eman Al Sayed (Arab Film Studio) – UAE
  • Al Johara by Nora Al-Subai (Doha Film Institute) – Qatar

The finalists are now with our Professional Jury and they will evaluate them and crown the winners …

Congratulation to everyone and best of luck in the final round!