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ARAB FILM STUDIO

Arab Film Studio is home to our region’s aspiring filmmakers, giving them the guidance, skills and support to bring their dreams to the big screen.

AFS is raising the profile of the UAE’s rapidly evolving film industry, positioning Abu Dhabi as a creative hub for the region, and helping the region’s next generation of filmmakers to get behind the camera and tell their stories.

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AFS Storytelling 2022

Image Nation Abu Dhabi, in partnership with the USA Embassy in Abu Dhabi and Film Independent, are launching AFS Storytelling – an in-depth program for scriptwriters.

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AFS Documentary 2019

Now is your chance to break into the exciting world of filmmaking. The AFS Documentary annual training initiative aims to develop UAE nationals' and UAE residents' skills in documentary filmmaking.

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AFS Narrative 2020

Enter Arab Film Studio Narrative Program for a chance to participate in our 9-month filmmaking workshop. Submit your 1-minute drama film to Arab Film Studio Narrative 2020 for a chance to participate ...

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Arab Film Studio & TikTok Dramatic Writing Workshop

In partnership with TikTok Middle East, join Oscar-nominated filmmaker Scandar Copti for a 10-week dynamic screenwriting workshop and learn how to turn an idea into a screenplay.

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AFS Storytelling 2021

Image Nation Abu Dhabi, in partnership with the USA Embassy in Abu Dhabi and Film Independent, are launching AFS Storytelling – an in-depth program for scriptwriters.

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AFS Directing for Commercials 2021

AFS Directing for Commercials aims to offer a hands-on approach to commercial filmmaking, offering a look into a career as a filmmaker in the advertising industry.The 5-week program will train partici...

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AFS YOUNG FILMMAKERS – 2022

In collaboration with NYU Abu Dhabi, this program is a 3-week workshop in filmmaking, including the creation of a 1- minute film. Open for Emirati high school students (16 to 18 years old).

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AFS EPISODIC STORYTELLING 2022

If you are a UAE national or a resident over the age of 18, with a passion for storytelling, this is your chance to be part in one of the best programs in this field. Image Nation Abu Dhabi, in partne...

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AFS Documentary 2022

Now is your chance to break into the exciting world of filmmaking. The AFS Documentary annual training initiative aims to develop UAE nationals' and UAE residents' skills in documentary filmmaking.

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AFS SCRIPTWRITING – 2022

Are you a born storyteller or budding screenwriter with dreams of crafting scripts for the big screen? Then Image Nation’s Arab Film Studio Scriptwriting program is calling you!

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