Dubai Film and TV Commission (DFTC) has released the first ‘Film Dubai Production Guide’ – a comprehensive resource listing information about locations, talent and advice on filming and producing in Dubai. DFTC has launched the guide at Cannes Film Festival, one of the most prestigious events on the film calendar, where it is participating with other UAE film industry entities to showcase what the UAE has to offer international filmmakers.
Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF), Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), and the Ministry of the Interior (MOI), held the reception at the UAE Pavilion in Cannes. The three organisations have worked together to make the UAE an attractive country to showcase films and promote regional and local talent alongside international film professionals.
The Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen, the Official ‘Festival-Time’ Partner of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), announced today that submissions are now open for the highly anticipated third IWC Filmmaker Award. The award includes a cash prize of USD 100,000, which will help the winning filmmaker bring their ideas to life on screen.
The media and entertainment organizations in Abu Dhabi and Dubai have united at the UAE Pavilion at Cannes, to promote the United Arab Emirates’ emerging film industry. The world-renowned Cannes Film Festival takes place from 14 to 25 May in the south of France.