Image Nation at Mohamed Bin Zayed Majlis for Future Generations

October 2018

Image Nation Abu Dhabi collaborated with the Mohamed Bin Zayed Majlis for Future Generation, to host several workshops and discussions to inspire the next generation of Emirati filmmaking talent. 

The Mohamed Bin Zayed Majlis for Future Generations was a two-day event with over 100 speakers, 7 stages, panels, workshops, immersive experiences and challenges. The event operated under the themes: Taking Pride in Nation and Purpose, 21st Century Skills, and Global Mindsets.

The event engaged a network of extraordinary partners, including Mubadala, Strata, Google, Special Olympics, engaging them with more than 2,000hand-selected Emirati students from schools across the country.

 Image Nation employees engaged some of the top students in the country in workshops and panel discussions about the film and media industry which included:

  •        The Future of Jobs in the Film Industry with Image Nation’s Chief Content Officer, Ben Ross 
  •        The Art & Science of Storytelling with lead AFS instructor, Greg Unaru
  •        Script writing workshops with AFS instructore Zaid Abu Hamda
  •        Successful Emirati Filmmakers discussion with Amna Al Nowais and Talal Al Asmani