• I don’t have a professional camera, can I still enter?

    Yes – we don’t expect your one to three minute long entry to be of Hollywood standard. You can film your entry on any camera, or even on your phone.

  • I don’t live in the UAE, can I still enter?

    All AFS program are open to UAE nationals and residents. Except Young Filmmakers program is open to UAE nationals only. 

  • I don’t have any professional film making experience?

    Our Narrative program is based on creativity alone so no previous experience is required. For AFS Documentary, you are required to have some background in filming.

  • I have been accepted but I don’t live in Abu Dhabi – how will I attend the courses?

    We will provide you with accommodation in Abu Dhabi and travel during the bootcamp stages.