I Love UAE Film Competition Winners
The UAE is taking serious steps to nurture the future of their film industry. The I Love UAE film competition, which has just celebrated its 40th anniversary, is a platform which is designed to develop the creative talent in the Middle East.
The competition was launched by the New York Film Academy in Abu Dhabi and Tempo magazine to “enable members of the community to express their love and appreciation for the UAE,” said an Academy spokesperson.
There are two categories in the film competition, Me which was won by Alina Mustafina and Me and My School which was won by Shabari Shankar from the Abu Dhabi Indian School. For winning Alina takes home a 12 week evening film making course at NYFA Abu Dhabi, and Shabari wins a video camera from Tempo, and his class gets to go on a full day film making workshop by NYFA.
Check out their winning entries here:
Many Hearts - One Love. I Love UAE by Alina Mustafina
Welcome 2 UAE by Shabari Shankar