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Hala Galal

Jury / Sunbird Award Competition for Documentary Films 

Galal has written, directed and produced more than 100 films. The feature documentary Women ChitChat won the Silver Prize at the Arab Rotterdam Film Festival in 2005. Since 2002, she has initiated independent cinematic education opportunities for young talents, providing potential filmmakers with the basics of filmmaking, and helping to create networks to support independent filmmaking in Egypt and the Arab region. Galal also worked as a tutor in the project “Access to the International Market” dedicated to young Arab producers. Apart from tutoring, her training experience involves workshop management, training methodology and curriculum building. Gala has served as a jury member in several international and national film festivals.