MAFF Market Forum takes place 7-9 October 2017.

MAFF Market Forum (MMF) is a unique platform for the Nordic and Arab film industries designed to stimulate collaboration, co-production and distribution opportunities. MMF brings together producers, funds, distributors and film professionals in seminars, lectures, workshops, pitching venues, networking sessions. MMF includes market screenings, and offers several funding initiatives for Nordic-Arab co-productions. Since its inception, the MMF has contributed to encouraging co-production between the Nordic countries and the Arab world and supported a wide range of film projects.

Malmö Arab Film Festival is the largest film festival for Arab cinema in Europe and aims to foster greater diversity in film production and distribution. MAFF Market Forum presents an excellent opportunity for film professionals to exhibit and present their work, extend their networks and initiate new international collaborations and co-productions.

Service package

The service package includes accommodation, accreditation, transport to/from the airport and a ticket for MAFF Award Ceremony.

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With an accreditation you get free access to all areas and activities of the MAFF Market Forum.

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Our funding initiatives supports co-productions between Sweden and the Arab world. Submit your film project to MAFF Development Funding!
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With seminars, workshops, panel discussions and much more, the Forum is a platform for the exchange of ideas between film professionals.

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Doc Post Production Platform

Doc Post Production Platform is established with the intention to support and encourage Arab documentary filmmakers to finalize their feature documentary projects.
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Critics Without Borders

We are searching and hoping to find the top five film critics from the Nordic countries, one from each country, to participate in our workshop. Are you that person?
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Market Screenings

The market screenings presents cinema screenings of new films of varying lengths and themes to the Nordic market. The films are screened in an intimate environment at the beautifully decorated Bar Deco in cinema Spegeln.
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The Market Forum presents a wide range of experts from large Nordic and Arab funds, institutes and companies. Meet the experts and learn more about new possibilities for funding, co-production and distribution.
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