Young Filmmakers’ Circle 3 day workshop on Screenwriting

 (Deadline to apply 6 March)


Date March 29, 30 and 31

For the third consecutive year, ADMAF in partnership with the Film and New Media at NYUAD, are delivering two training sessions in 2018 focusing on screenwriting and directing actors/non-actors. The training sessions are 3 days in length, covering theory and practice. Be part of this select group and learn about theory and practice as you develop your idea into a compelling short screenplay.

At the end of the program, one screenwriter will be awarded a professional development course in the UAE or abroad.
Supported by our Community & Education Partner – EGA

Trainer – Zaid Abu Hamdan

Click here to download application

Day 1: 29 March (Thursday)

10am – 12pm: Workshop submitted stories

1pm – 2pm: Lunch

2pm – 6pm: Practical (developing & writing the script)

Day 2: 30 March (Friday)

10am – 12pm: Practical (developing & writing the script)

12pm – 2pm: Prayer + Lunch

2pm – 7pm: Practical (developing & writing the script)

Day 3: 31 March (Saturday)

10am – 1pm: Practical (developing & writing the script)

1pm – 2pm: Lunch

2pm – 7pm: Practical (developing & writing the script)

6pm – 7pm: Short films screening and discussion

Terms and Conditions:

  1. Applicant must have completed at least one writing sample with proper script formatting in English or Arabic (minimum of 3 pages)./
  2. Applicant must provide a minimum of 2 ideas for a short film, each in a 1 paragraph synopsis
  3. Applicant must be available to attend all sessions, as per the schedule above.

Applicant must be 18 years and above.