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Paris Residency

Paris Residency
  • Abdallah Al-Khatib
    Abdallah Al-Khatib
  • Abdallah Al-Khatib
    Abdallah Al-Khatib

Filmlab Palestine invites Palestinian film professionals to apply for the Paris Film Residency taking place in November at the Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris in partnership with the Belfast Film FestivalDocs Ireland and the British council

The residency enables one Palestinian film professional to reside in Paris for one month alongside a Northern Ireland film professional who will also be in-residence during November. 

The residency would best suit a candidate interested to use the month to write, research or develop a personal film project and to network with producers and professionals, in accordance with their profile.

The Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris is a vibrant and creative resident community. Set in the heart of the Parisian Latin Quarter, close to Notre-Dame, the Pantheon and the Sorbonne, the Centre offers unusual and prestigious surroundings for short- and long-term stays as well as artist residencies.  More info can be found here: Centre Culturel Irlandais.

Filmlab Palestine is delighted to offer this opportunity with the cooperation and logistical assistance of Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris and as part of a new creative partnership between Filmlab Palestine, the Belfast Film Festival, Docs Ireland and the British Council aiming to support emerging and early career filmmakers and film exchange programs between the organizations and their respective festivals in Palestine and Northern Ireland.

Eligible candidates should meet the following conditions:

  • Palestinian Filmmakers (mainly aimed at directors and scriptwriters) 
  • Live in Palestine
  • Have completed at least one film in any genre or format or must be in development of your first or second narrative or documentary feature film
  • The residency suits a writing and/or research project and networking opportunities.

How to apply:

To apply, please complete the application form below


Previous Participants

  • Abdullah Al-Khatib - 2022