It’s back – Immersive cinema, exceptional line-up and industry engagement at DIFF 2016 from December 7 to 14 at Madinat Jumeirah.
Online registration for the 13th edition of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) is now open for industry, students and media.Having cemented its reputation as a leading platform for Arab and global cinema, the Festival is back for 2016 with a loaded bag of experiences.
Students, media and industry professional planning to attend the DIFF this year are urged to register early. For more information go to www.diff.ae
Here’s what’s new at DIFF 2106:
Virtual Reality (VR) in Cinema
A new programme segment and a first of its kind for the region ‘DIFFerent REALITY’, is a curated selection of VR films that will take audiences on an immersive journey.
For industry attendees looking to engage in the edge of innovation, the Dubai Film Market will include a packed VR schedule with the chance to hear from the leading and emerging virtual reality creators, experience the latest technology from around the world through a range of interactive installations, meet like-minded creative people and get inspired.
Dubai film Market
If you’re a filmmaker or an aspiring one, this is a great place for networking and meeting potential investors and partners.
The Dubai Film Market (DFM), DIFF’s renowned industry arm, continues to support filmmakers by offering a hub for Arab cinema and broadcast with support and funding for projects originating from the Arab region.
In 2015, the DFM saw a new level of industry engagement with more than 3,300 industry and media delegates from 62 countries attend the festival.
DFM projects include:
The Dubai Distribution Programme, the fifth IWC Filmmaker Award, the post-production and production funding support programme Enjaaz, the region’s co-production market, the Dubai Film Connection and the Forum’s carefully-curated programme of workshops, panel discussions, master classes and case studies.