About Us

About Us

The Saudi Film Council (SFC) is an entity under the General Culture Authority, responsible for the promotion and support of the film and content industry in Saudi Arabia. Through a series of development initiatives, financial investments and incentives and a curated program of activities, SFC will support and promote Saudi cultural creativity domestically, regionally and internationally.


SFC will harness and channel the creative talent of the Kingdom to support the establishment of a sustainable film and content industry in Saudi Arabia through strategic development and investment.


The facilitating role of SFC will enable Saudis to explore and promote their creativity and diversity both at home and abroad, while growing the film industry to positively impact socio-economic growth in the country, in line with Vision 2030.

SFC’s remit includes:

  • Developing Saudi talent through comprehensive training programs, in partnership with leading regional and international institutions and entities
  • Supporting filmmakers and content creators through a range of funding solutions
  • Building the required infrastructure and showcasing Saudi Arabia as a global destination for state-of-the-art film and content production
  • Developing a robust regulatory framework that will govern the film and content industry in Saudi Arabia
  • Promoting Saudi Arabia through international platforms and through the participation of Saudi talent in international festivals, markets and forums


By 2030, Saudi Arabia builds a sustainable industry that contributes materially to the economic diversification and growth of Saudi Arabia through a holistic approach to industry development.


Develop a vibrant film and media industry in Saudi Arabia through sustained and strategic development and investment across major industry pillars.