SouthMed WiA call for projects

Call for Proposals to support greater gender equality in the Southern Mediterranean Audiovisual Sector

We are delighted to present SouthMed WiA call for projects

SouthMed WiA, a project funded by the European Union within the framework of the regional programme Med Film, launches its 1st Call for Proposals.

The objective of this call is to support projects addressing weaknesses and issues related to gender equality and the under-representation of women in the audiovisual sector in seven Southern Mediterranean countries: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia.

The present call will contain the following lots: research activities, training and awareness training and advocacy. The indicative amount available for the 3 lots is EUR 340 000. Any grant awarded under this call for proposals will fall between minimum EUR 80 000 and maximum EUR 100 000.

SouthMed WiA will support the beneficiaries of the grants during the implementation of the projects by providing capacity building, networking activities and continuous coaching.

The overall objective of SouthMed WiA is to strengthen the capacities of the film sector operators in the seven target countries to contribute to sustainable development and cultural diversity, by promoting gender equality and enhancing the image of women in the film sector.

For more information, please, visit the project’s website:

The deadline for applications is 15 September 2017, at 21:00 (GMT).

Download here the Call of applications in Arabic

SouthMed WiA is co-funded by the European Union and is implemented in partnership with Fundació InterartsCopeam - Conférence Permanente de l’Audiovisuel MéditerranéenScreen Institute Beirut, Ecole Supérieure de l’Audiovisuel et du Cinema, in association with European Women’s Audiovisual Network - EWA.