Launched since September 12, 2011, Crossroads received its last applications on Thursday 12 April 2012 at midnight – Lebanese time. AFAC offers Crossroads as a special funding initiative to support emerging Arab filmmakers working on films related to transformation and new possibility against the backdrop of ongoing change in the Arab region. Crossroads was open to receive film projects of all categories (feature, documentary, short, experimental, animation etc...) that are in the development stage. Since its launch, Crossroads has received 198 applications fromarround the Arab region and beyond and has already awarded grants to 6 projects. The second and final batch of grantees will be announced in mid-June.
Crossroads will accompany all the selected projects through their various stages of development, production, promotion and distribution providing both financial and professional support.