CinemaTech is the first entrepreneurial track aiming to uplift the entertainment industry by injecting technological solutions into the industry and its supporting functions to open a realm of opportunities and possibilities.

CinemaTech is the first entrepreneurial track aiming to uplift the entertainment industry by injecting technological solutions into the industry and its supporting functions to open a realm of opportunities and possibilities.

Gemini Africa holds the intellectual property rights to the creation of the CinemaTech track and introducing it to the entrepreneurial ecosystem! In addition to pioneering in hosting the first pitching event ever in a film festival.

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El Gouna Pitch Competition

We're back! For the second year in a row, we are organising a pitch competition in the 5th edition of El Gouna Film Festival 2021 for brilliant startups in the filmmaking industry.

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Why to join

Get your idea pitched at El Gouna International Film Festival in front of the megastars, filmmakers, investors, and producers. Not just the show, but also networking and matchmaking.

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Those who want to make an impact by contributing to the CinemaTech transformation in Egypt with customer-centric business ideas.

1) Startups with MVP or in the growth stage..
2) Age Group: from 16 to 45.
3) Business and tech-oriented people.
4) Teams must include:
a) A tech developer. (mobile, web, or game developer)
b) 2 – 5 co-founders.

Program Timeline

Timeline for GFF 2021 Pitching Competition

September 13, 2021

The application opens on
September 13, 2021

September 25, 2021
Phase 2

The application closes on
September 25, 2021

Sept 26 to Sept 30, 2021
Phase 3

Interviews phase from
Sept 26 to Sept 30, 2021

Oct 6 to Oct 14, 2021
Phase 4

Training phase from
Oct 6 to Oct 14, 2021

Oct 15, 2021
Phase 5

Pitching competition
Oct 15, 2021

CinemaTech Board of Trustees
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Board of Trustees Members
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Technologies in CinemaTech track
Developed by Droovy, a Gemini Portfolio Startup
An interactive clip developed by Droovy, a startup that aims to capitalize on the massive success of the film industry in Egypt by becoming the market leader in the interactive movie industry through designing, developing and creating engaging viewing experiences.

Experience guidance: Click here: from any PC, Laptop, Smart TV, etc.

And let the public, click on this link: to interact with the actions of the video.

Note: this clip is taken from AlJazeera Movie.

Previous CinemaTech Activities

AAST Entrepreneurship Center Celebration - 2021
Gemini Africa joined the Startups Festival that was hosted by the AAST Entrepreneurship Center in Sharm El Sheikh in celebration of the center's 5th anniversary. With such great minds and aspiring individuals, CinemaTech is introducing entrepreneurship into the filmmaking industry as we were touching base and scouting to find talents to open a new world of possibilities for them as they join our community!
SI Labs Cinema & Technology Hackathon - 2021
For the first time in the MENA region with the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development, FEPS Business Incubator, National Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development, and the UNDP Egypt, Gemini Africa partnered to host a hackathon in CinemaTech track to reach out to young entrepreneurs and creatives to build their capacity and take their thoughts and ideas to the next level and make their dreams a reality.
El Gouna Film Festival - 2020
Gemini Africa participated in El Gouna Film Festival 4th Edition to bridge the gap between entrepreneurship and the entertainment industry for the first time ever in the MENA region with a pitching event for creatives bringing in technological ideas into the filmmaking industry followed by a panel with the industry experts to raise awareness and give the winners the right exposure.
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Luxor African Film Fesitval - 2021
Gemini Africa took part in the Luxor African Film Festival 10th edition by conducting a panel discussion to highlight how entrepreneurship can enhance the filmmaking industry and add a technological dimension that can uplift the industry and take it to the next level pillaring on the creative ideas of these young entrepreneurs!
Aswan International Women Film Festival - 2021
Gemini Africa's impact in bridging the gap between entrepreneurship and entertainment is undeniable! In recognition of the company's activities and Mr. Adly Thoma's, Chairman and CEO, pioneering vision in connecting both worlds ... He is now a member in AWIFF board of trustees following his great expertise in entrepreneurship, youth development and training, with special attention to the injection of technology and digital transformation.