Launched in 2004 as a top-tier exhibition platform for Arabic-language film and international cinema, DIFF
has undergone a number of changes over the years that have made it a significant player in the region's film industry.
organising committee announced the adoption of a new strategy that will further boost the event's status as one of the world's leading film festivals.
, Habib participated in two key panel discussions including 'Welcome to the Third Dimension: Innovations in VR, AR & Mixed Reality' with John Attard, Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer of Playing Forward; Peter Martin, CEO of VALIS Studios; Romain Pradier, Production Director of DV Group; Alexey Morozov, CMO of VR Tech Group; and Lauren Selig, Co-Founder of Shake & Bake Productions.
will showcase an array of films over eight days at the Madinat Jumeirah Arena, Madinat Theatre, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, VOX Cinemas Mall of the Emirates, and THE BEACH opposite JBR - from December 6-13.
Alongside building skills, volunteers can also enjoy film premieres during the festival, networking opportunities and a Letter of Recommendation and a Certificate of Appreciation from DIFF
, fidaxomicin (Dificid), has also been approved.
How does DIFF
compare with other international film festivals?
Emirati Mohammed Al Bastaki is one of those looking to return for a second year of volunteering with DIFF
. In 2012 he took leave from his job to help out.
The Festival's annual volunteer recruitment sessions, which showcase the array of volunteer positions across DIFF
, will be held on the 8th, 9th and 12th of November at the Knowledge Village Conference Centre.
"Leo Burnett has been instrumental in the positioning of DIFF
as the region's leading film festival, and we are very happy with our decision to continue our successful affiliation," said Mahsa Mota- medi, executive director of marketing and events at DIFF
Dubai-Nov16(BNA) As the international home for Arab film, Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF
) reinforces its commitment to regional grassroots projects though the rich repertoire of Gulf Voices films which will be screened this year.