The Red Sea Film Foundation has announced NEOM as the principal sponsor of the Red Sea International Film Festival, ahead of the event’s third edition beginning on Nov. 30 in Jeddah. The partnership, which includes the powering of key components of the festival including the Red Sea Souk and Talent Days program, aligns with the shared vision of fostering a vibrant and thriving film industry in the region.
Over the past 18 months, NEOM Media Industries has cemented its reputation as the prominent regional media hub and a trusted global partner. NEOM features the largest purpose-built facility in the Middle East and North Africa for screen production, gaming development and film and television vocational training.
The Red Sea Souk and Talent Days perfectly align with NEOM’s commitment to building the film industry workforce of the future by nurturing Saudi and Arab talent and creating career opportunities for talent to flourish. NEOM has successfully guided more than 1,000 young Saudis through industry-focused learning programs, offering post-graduation support in the form of placements, internships, and eventual full-time industry roles.
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