The events of the Cairo International Film Festival on the seventh day witnessed a number of events on Monday, starting today with a lecture "Product's Creative Role, Even in Economy and Budget" presented by the German film academy member Roshanak Behisht Nedjad.
"Who is the producer?" Is he the financier? The protection of artificial fever? Certainly not, the producer should also have money, the producer must start organizing his work until he reaches his desired goal, "says expert Roshanak.
"In order for the producer to succeed in his project, he has to divide production costs and remove the small numbers, buy the right to the offer and pay taxes and directors fees to produce the original version and we must listen to the opinions of all the experts and here we speak about the preparation step and then talking about the photography site. "
She explained the difference between the distributor and the agent and how long the purchase of the film's rights in the Arab area or internationally went. She said the agent received the international rights for the film for five to twenty years, while the distributor is allowed to present the film for a certain period of time in the territory such as the Middle East. Here is the difference between distribution costs in Egypt and the Middle East for Tunisia and Morocco, which happens in Germany and other countries.
As for the role of the Arab producer, a member of the German film academy confirmed that the Arab producers left the family and children into the cinema and the American drama did not give a story for the children or an attractive idea to make them rotate around their product and some dubbed Turkish and Russian works that began to reach the family and Arab children What, at a time when Arab producers have not yet done what is worth their attention, even if they have children and know what they care about.
A press conference was held for members of the festival's assessment committees, which began with members of the panel of "Cinema of Tomorrow" contest of the programmer, German university professor Cathy de Han and Algerian filmmaker and scriptwriter Karim Moussaoui.
Kathy De Han, director of the Cairo International Film Festival and his team, thanked the film photographer Mohamed Hafizi and his team for their efforts at the festival. She praised the role of critic Andrew Mohsen, director of the Al Ghad Cinema Program and his good choice for the films that participated in the competition.
She explained that her presence at an international festival of over 40 years and the judging committee for one of her competitions is a difficult responsibility, as it is a carnival that attracts filmmakers from around the world. She noted that she enjoyed watching a large number of films from Africa and the Arab world. "By Hala Khalil and" No One There "by Ahmed Magdy at the International Critical Week.
Moussaoui said he was pleased with his first visit to Egypt. He stressed that the Cairo Film Festival is the reference to all Arab festivals.
He pointed out that the Competition Selection Committee had great knowledge and achieved a diverse program of cultures and issues related to humanity.
De Jahn said that the task was difficult but that the jury's different experiences, both in actor, director and programming, helped to choose the winning film. Moussaoui also said that he was always waiting for the price. Of the movie that surprises him and introduces something new and different.
The movie "One Day" at the Grand Theater, the movie "The State Against Mandela, etc." screened in the small theater "Anna and the end of the world" at the Center for Artistic Creativity.
The state film against Mandela is Nelson Mandela, the birthplace of the world's attention through its historical trial in 1964 and 1963. Eight others met the imprisonment and were subjected to strenuous interrogations, but without exception they stood and turned the situation upside down with the state, setting apartheid in South Africa in the bridge.
Film director Nicolas Shambou said the film had been prepared for two years and started filming in 2017 after hard preparation and explained that before preparing for the movie, had to listen to hundreds of recordings of the trial because the film's idea is based on it.
A seminar was held for Alberto Barbera, director of the Venice Festival at Hanagerteatern. "The traditional cinema markets are starting to contract, and everyone is well aware of the problem of low audience size." This is a global phenomenon, he says. " The reason for this is due to the availability of movies online. It's easy and convenient to choose a movie. Of several choices and is much cheaper.
"I think the showrooms can disappear, so those responsible should change their way of showing."
A panel discussion entitled "Stronger production alliances between the Arab world and Europe" was also held. The movie "Amin" in the Grand Theater, "The Clay Hole" at the Center for Artistic Creativity, "The Translator" in Hanager Cinema, "Maryam Lied" at Hanager Theater and a lecture of ".
The films were supplemented with Sofia in the small theater Ali Kaf Afriq at the Center for Artistic Creativity, Dead End in the open theater and the Al Ghad Cinema 4 program in the Al-Hanager Cinema.
He finished with the screening of the movie "On the Door of Eternity" at the Grand Theater, "Ghanak" in the small theater, "3000 Nights" at the Center of Artistic Creativity, "The Queen of the Carpathians" in Hanager Cinema, Open Theater.