Thursday, April 14, 2011

The Gulf Film Festival Dubai is conducting a series of free student workshops as part of its mandate to encourage cinematic talent in the region. The workshops will be held on the sidelines of the festival, to be held from April 14 to 20, at Dubai Festival City.

Please find below the workshop schedule:

Sunday, April 17, 2011

10 selected students from UAE universities to visit the International Media Production Zone (IMPZ) to tour the sets of the UAE film DJINN, meet director Tobe Hooper, and experience the action of a live set.

Monday, April 18, 2011

International co-producer and sales agent Pascal Diot to discuss various aspects of distribution through his workshop “Get your Film Seen”

40 GFF student delegates to attend a three-hour introduction to filmmaking workshop by the New York Film Academy (NYFA) from 2.30pm to 5.30pm

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

From 10am to noon, Martin Van Broeckhoven, technical coordinator for the Rotterdam International Film Festival, will brief students on how technology can work for their films.

Students and young filmmakers interested in attending the workshops and events can register via the Gulf Film Festival website,

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