Mentoring & Prizes


Projects and films participating in the Atlas Workshops benefit from tailor-made support through one-on-one or group consultation according to their individual needs and current stage of production. Directors and producers of projects in development benefit from consultations with a scriptwriter to discuss their screenplay; with a producer to discuss their project’s financing and production strategy; and with an international sales agent to consider distribution potential. Directors and producers of films in prodution or post-production benefit from consultations about editing, scoring and international distribution.

List of Consultants 2020

Prizes & Juries

Atlas Prizes for development

Participating projects in development selection are eligible for the ArteKino International Prize.
The prize was awarded to AMONG US by Sofia Alaoui.

ArteKino International Prize
The ArteKino International Prize awards development aid to feature-length film projects. It is given at several international film festivals including those in Cannes, Berlin, Locarno, Rotterdam, San Sebastián, Rome, Torino, Sarajevo, Buenos Aires, Busan, Les Arcs and Marrakech, helping new directors and producers from all over the world in the development of their projects. The ArteKino International Prize awards €6,000 to the producer of the winning film.

Atlas Prizes for post-production

Participating films in production or post-production compete for two Atlas Prizes for Post-Production, endowed respectively with €5,000 and €10,000 (or MAD equivalent) and awarded by a jury of three professionals.
The prizes went to RISING UP AT NIGHT (Tongosa) by Nelson Makengo and FEATHERS OF A FATHER by Omar El Zohairy.