Riyadh — The General Authority for Culture (GCA), represented by the Saudi Film Council, has opened a series of educational courses at leading universities and institutes specializing in filmmaking, such as the University of La Fémis, the University of Goblins and the USC school of cinematic arts.
The Saudi Film Council (SFC) is responsible for the promotion and support of the film and content industry in Saudi Arabia. Through a series of development initiatives, financial investments and incentives and a curated program of activities, SFC will support and promote Saudi cultural creativity domestically, regionally and internationally.
SFC will harness and channel the creative talent of the Kingdom to support the establishment of a sustainable film and content industry in Saudi Arabia through strategic development and investment.
The facilitating role of SFC will enable Saudis to explore and promote their creativity and diversity both at home and abroad, while growing the film industry to positively impact socio-economic growth in the country in line with Vision 2030.
SFC’s remit includes developing Saudi talent through comprehensive training programs in partnership with leading regional and international institutions and entities.
SFC also supports filmmakers and content creators through a range of funding solutions.
It is working to build the required infrastructure and showcase Saudi Arabia as a global destination for state-of-the-art film and content production.
SFC is also developing a robust regulatory framework that will govern the film and content industry in Saudi Arabia.
It also promotes Saudi Arabia through international platforms and through the participation of Saudi talent in international festivals, markets and forums.