Submissions Open for the Landmark 10th Anniversary of the Dubai Film Connection (DFC)
Join us at the world’s leading industry platform for Arab Cinema.
Meet the top Arab and international industry leaders under one roof!
DFM bound for Cannes 70th anniversary edition with captivating slate of Arab films
IWC Schaffhausen and DIFF Support Arab Filmmakers with Sixth IWC Filmmaker Award
Make an impression at the most exciting industry opportunity in the region.
Image Nation Abu Dhabi and the Dubai International Film Festival Partner For the Fifth Year to Champion Filmmakers from the Gulf
Located in the heart of the festival headquarters, the DFM provides a range of services aimed at helping delegates get the most out of their time at DIFF.
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Cameron Bailey
Connect with industry leaders, delegates and media from over 80 countries
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Sid Ganis, AMPAS