SouthMed WiA Final Conference in Casablanca

SouthMedWiA is coming to an end, and will present all of the great achievements that have been accomplished during the SouthMed WiA Final Conference, that will take place in Casablanca on July 11-12, 2019, hosted by Instituto Cervantes. The two days will be an important opportunity for discussion, and to reflect on objectives, results [...]


SouthMed WiA launches the film “Recto/verso”

The SouthMed WiA project, coordinated by Interarts and co-funded by the European Union in the framework of the MedFilm programme, is coming to an end and concludes with a reflection summarised in a short documentary film. Based on interviews with women professionals in the audiovisual sector and produced by our project partner ESAC, “Recto/Verso” highlights the situation of women working [...]


SouthMed WiA Documentary screened at MedFilmFair

On April 12th,  the SouthMed WiA documentary "RECTO/VERSO" was screened at Mass'Art, in Tunis, in the context of the MedFilmFair. MedFilmFair gathers organizations dealing with the theme of gender in the audiovisual sector in Tunisia and the Middle East, allowing them to share their experiences and activities and contributing to the audience's exposure to [...]


SouthMed WiA Stakeholders Meetings: the reports

The first stakeholder advocacy meeting, organized by the Higher School of Audiovisual and Cinema in Gammarth-ESAC as part as the SouthMed WiA Project activities, co-funded by the European Union, was held on February, 25th at the Institute of Higher Tourist Studies of Sidi Dhrif, Sidi Bou Saïd-IHET. Beneficiaries of the four Southmed WiA projects [...]


SouthMed WiA Stakeholders Meeting in Amman

A stakeholder meeting to advocate for more gender equality in the audio-visual sector will be held on March 28th, 2019 in Amman at the Royal Film Commission (RFC). SouthMed WiA representatives will introduce the activities, events and publications of the project and give an overview on their actions and will share their experiences, achievements and challenges [...]


SouthMed WiA Stakeholders Advocacy Meetings 2019

The project “SouthMed WiA – Towards Greater Gender Equality: Promoting the Role and Image of Women in the Southern Mediterranean Audiovisual Sector” is organizing two meetings to advocate for more gender equality in the audio-visual sector in the targeted region. The first meeting will be held on 25 February 2019 in Tunis and will [...]


SouthMed WiA Project: Call for External Evaluation

SouthMed WiA, a project co-funded by the EU within the framework of the regional programme Med Film, launches a call for professionals with proven experience in the evaluation of cultural cooperation and gender equality projects in the Southern Mediterranean region, to carry out the evaluation of the project. The overall objective of SouthMed WiA is to strengthen [...]


Sub-granted project “One Woman Show” released a video series about powerful and inspiring Arab women

The SouthMed WiA sub-granted project One Women Show, implemented by WASABI, Tunisia, in partnership with Axeer Studio, Egypt, created a series of video portraits of powerful and inspiring Arab women involved in the audiovisual sector. This initiative has been held in collaboration with the multimedia project Mubadirat to promote women entrepreneurs. They aim to inspire [...]


SouthMed WiA’s 1st field activity in Tunis

Nov 2017 - SouthMed WiA, a project co-funded by the European Union under the regional programme MedFilm, announces its first field activity in the Southern Mediterranean region. From 5 to 9 November, several meetings will take place in Carthage, Tunisia, in synergy with the Journées Cinématographiques de Carthage, one of the oldest and most [...]


First Call evaluation results published

4 October 2017 - Following the close of the 1st call on September 15th, the SouthMed WiA evaluation committee has proceed to the eligibility check and further evaluation of the applications received. The evaluation results are herewith published: Of the 69 submitted applications, 48 project proposals were assessed as not eligible since they did not comply with [...]