DIFF | Dubai Film Market | About DFM | About
As part of its ongoing commitment to stimulate regional film production and trade, DIFF established the Dubai Film Market (DFM) in 2007. The DFM is a unique platform that aims to raise the visibility of Arab cinema in the region and at an international level. Since its inception, the DFM has supported over 300 projects; bringing films to the screen which have gone on to enjoy critical acclaim and find new audiences across the globe.
The DFM is now considered the leading industry platform in the region and the gateway to one of the fastest growing film and TV markets in the world. It provides unprecedented access to the decision-makers from the Middle East, Asia and Africa. With an annual attendance of 3,500 executives from more than 75 countries, the market is the perfect place to forge new business collaborations. The DFM offers excellent visibility to buyers, sellers, service providers and industry professionals through exhibition spaces, networking opportunities and a thoughtfully curated film library.
The DFM includes the below initiatives.
The DFM runs concurrently with the Festival from the 7th – 14th of December, 2016.