A Masterclass of Comedy and Talent Showcased at DIFF’s Sixth Day
Mon Dec 12, 2016

Leading actress of ‘Groundhog Day’ and ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ provides essential industry advice in masterclass Q+A

Cast of SNL Bil Arabia teach how to make comedy gold with workshop

Dubai – 12 December 2016: Industry and cinephiles alike were treated to a plethora of talent during the sixth day of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) as OSN and Sundance TV presented a masterclass with acclaimed Hollywood actress Andie MacDowell.

Known for her works throughout cult classics and legendary independent films as well as her work on stage and television, MacDowell discussed her experience and learnings from work on independent films, developing a career in 80s and 90s Hollywood and her beginnings and return to the TV screen. The one-hour Q+A was led by BBC presenter Emma Jones.

Earlier in the day, OSN brought comedy to the forefront in a Comedy Workshop with SNL Bil Arabi’s beloved stars Khalid Mansoor and Shadi Alfons. Students and industry hopefuls got direct instruction on how to bring comedic chops to the forefront and ensure connection with any audience.