French Embassy in the UAE is organising in partnership with IMAGE NATION Abu Dhabi and with the support of TOTAL, the 1st ever film summer school exclusively dedicated to UAE nationals.
5 weeks of intensive classes at the FEMIS (top 5 film school in the world) in the heart of Paris starting on August 8th, 2014.

All students will come back with a short film directed and produced during the summer school.

4 candidates have been selected on the 1st of july and will get the chance to go through this one in a lifetime experience. All costs are covered by the partners (IMAGE NATION with the participation of TOTAL) through a complete scholarship (plane, accomodation, tuition fees, lunch and dinner, etc).

GULF FEMIS SU Application file

Photo credit: A technician with projection equipment at the French film school, La Femis, where several Emirati will study filmmaking. François Guillot / AFP

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SHAQRA AL HAMELI, from ABU DHABI clapping during the shooting of her short film in the streets of PARIS

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Mohammed Suwaidan,  from Dubai , with his Koweiti teammate setting his camera before shouting “ACTION!”

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Ayham Al Subaihi, acting as as a sound perchman on one of his co students’ short film set

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Mohammed Suwaidan filming his characters in the streets of Paris.

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Mohammed Suwaidan filming his characters in the streets of Paris.