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Jawaher bint Abdullah Al Qasimi: We look forward to creating a community of new filmmakers

Sharjah International Film Festival for Children and Youth, organized by the Fann Foundation, which promotes and supports media art for children and young people in the UAE, has opened its doors for registration in the program “Qualifying Promising Arbitrators”, from kl. April 15 to May 15, in support of the participation of talented people from Children and Young People and develop their taste in judging films in the categories of children and young people in the ninth session of the festival, which starts next October.

The foundation requires that applicants from the children and youth categories are between 12 and 20 years old, of both sexes, who possess passion and talent in the cinematic field, and who have speaking and communication skills with others and a love of cooperation and participation. is available via the following electronic link:

After closing the registration door, the festival administration chooses between 40 and 50 participants to participate in the workshop “Qualifying Promising Arbitrators”, which will be held from July to the beginning of next October It will be held from 25-28. July, while the Second workshop includes training participants in watching a group of professional films and learning to analyze films. It will be held from 15-18. August.

Followed by the third workshop, which includes each judge’s analysis of a film of their choice, and training in selecting the winning film, and it will be held during the next 12-15. September The last workshop A workshop will be held on 9 October. held in preparation for the festival’s opening ceremony.

Develop and support creators

Sheikha Jawaher bint Abdullah Al Qasimi, Director of the Art Foundation and Sharjah’s International Film Festival for Children and Young People, said: “Promoting the future of the film industry in the UAE and the region requires investment in new generations of creators, children and young people, whether filmmaking, critique and evaluation, and developing standards that they can appreciate, which is why the festival continues its vision of developing and supporting children and young filmmakers by opening the way for them to learn and gain experience from film judges, so the festival becomes a comprehensive and broad platform for them to make films professionally. ”

She added: “The invitation is open to all children and young people who want to participate, who have the passion to learn and professionalize skills and criteria for judging films, to stand on their beauty and strengths. We in (Fan) Fonden strive after creating a large community of new filmmakers, through which creators communicate, exchange experiences and expertise. They are exposed to new cultures, arts and technologies. “

A film that inspires students’ imagination at the Sharjah Film Festival

The workshops are about qualifying a select group of talented young people and young people to become promising film judges and critics during the ninth edition of the Sharjah International Film Festival for Children and Young People, and their role will be to select and evaluate the “best films made by children and young people “, in addition to participating in film discussions organized by the festival administration.

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