Breaking Walls Dance Films (4)


15 May 2024
Call for entries

15 Nov 2024
Final deadline


20 Nov 2024
Notification date

28 Nov 2024
06 Dec 2024


-,  -, Cairo, Cairo, Egypt

Festival description
Short film festival >5' 40'<
Feature film festival >40'

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 November 2022
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >5' 40'<
 Feature Films  >40'
 Any language
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Festival start: 28 November 2024      Festival end: 06 December 2024

Open call for filmmakers!

Be part of the 3rd edition of Breaking Walls Dance Films and submit your film now.

Breaking Walls Dance Films (BWDF) is the first Dance Film Festival in Egypt and the Region.

BWDF is an international event showcasing the best in dance film from around the world, which will take place in Cairo, in December 2023. We will host a special program of dance films alongside the festival's various programs of workshops and live performances.

Knowing that the application will be no later than November 5, 2023.


- We welcome documentaries and feature films to be shown on the sidelines of the festival, provided that these films are dance-related.

- If the film includes non-English narration, English subtitles are required. English scripts are required for all films.


- "Magda Saleh" Award for Best Film, chosen by the jury, in the amount of $1,000 presented by ÑUT Dance Company - NDC.

- Audience Choice Best Film Award.

- Best Choreography award, chosen by the jury.

- Best soundtrack award, chosen by the jury.

- Best Cinematography Award, chosen by the jury.

- Best Arab Film Award, chosen by the jury.


- All dance-based films of any style will be considered.

- All films submitted must have been produced in the last 3 years.

- Your film should not be longer than 40 min nor less than 5 mins.

- If you have a film that is not older than three years old and interested in being part of Breaking Walls Dance films, submit your film now.

- Submissions are accepted before the deadline (15th of November 2024).



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