ATLAS WORKSHOPS 2022 : The prize winners of the 5th edition!

For this fifth edition, the Atlas Workshops awarded eight prizes representing a total of €106,000.

The jury of the three Atlas Post-Production Awards, composed of Gaia Furrer (Venice Days), Eric Lagesse (Pyramide Films) and Sébastien Onomo (Special Touch Studio), gave the awards to:

INSHALLAH A BOY by Amjad Al Rasheed – Jordan
Produced by Rula Nasser - Jordan (€25,000)

DISCO AFRIKA by Luck Razanajaona – Madagascar
Produced by Jonathan Rubin - France (€15,000)

A GOLDEN LIFE by Boubacar Sangaré – Burkina Faso
Produced by Faissol Gnonlonfin - Benin (€10,000)

The jury of the four Atlas Development Awards, composed of producers Lamia Chraïbi (La Prod), Nicole Gerhards (NiKo Film) and Farès Ladjimi (Supernova Films), awarded prizes to:

LA MER AU LOIN by Saïd Hamich Benlarbi – Morocco
Produced by Sophie Penson - France (€15,000)

PIGEON WARS by Dania Bdeir – Lebanon
Produced by Pierre Sarraf - Lebanon (€10,000)

DEMBA by Mamadou Dia – Senegal
Produced by Maba Ba - Senegal (€5,000)

LËNDE by Katy Lena Ndiaye – Senegal
Produced by Oualid Baha - France (€5,000)

In addition, the ARTEKINO International Prize, awarded by the Franco-German channel to a project in development, went to:

WHALE BELLY by Sameh Alaa – Egypt (€6,000)
Produced by Mark Lotfy - Egypt

The Mother of All lies by Asmae El Moudir, winner of the Atlas Workshops Development Award in 2019 and the Post-Production Award in 2021, wins the Directing Prize at the Un certain regard section of the Cannes Film Festival.

Hounds by Kamal Lazraq, winner of the ArteKino International Prize in 2019, wins the Jury Prize at the Un certain regard section of the Cannes Film Festival.