Movie buffs in the UAE will have the opportunity to support local filmmakers at the finale of the Samsung SHRT FLM CNTST on Friday, December 12th at 6pm at The Beach, opposite JBR. The not to be missed event will be followed by a free public screening of ‘Meet The Patels’ from Geeta Patel and Ravi Patel.
Fifteen of the UAE’s budding filmmakers are moving on to the final stage of the Samsung Short Film Contest. Launched on September 7 in cooperation with the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), the contest received an impressive 300 submissions, of which only 15 contestants were chosen. The shortlist was decided by a panel of judges consisting of representatives from DIFF, New York Film Academy and Emirati film director Nayla Al Khaja. Samsung has also provided each of the shortlisted participants with the Galaxy Note 4 to shoot their short films.
Directors: Faisal Hashmi, Patrick Fronda, Nonidh Yadav, Philip Jamal, Aamna Jahan, Vikram Ahuja, Vasilis Blioumis, Arkus Arkus, Juleus Dmello, Kamil Roxas, Kristina Kleymenova, Amal Ahmed, Armen Grayg, Beso Tarazashuili and Anil Kumar