Mohammad Rasoulof received one of the development grants through his project Amnesia. Rasoulof was nominated for Achievement in Directing in 2011 APSAs for his film, Goodbye, which is also nominated for Best Feature Film.
Suha Arraf received a developement grant for her project It All Started with a Poster. Arraf was inducted to the Academy in 2008, when she was nominated for Best Screenplay together with Eran Riklis for Lemon Tree.
Zeynep Özbatur Atakan was also inducted to the APSA Academy in 2008, as producer of Three Monkeys which was nominated for Best Feature Film. Atakan is one of the recipients of the development grant for her project No Tears.