Image Nation Abu Dhabi Announces Short Film Program

Nov 16,2018

Image Nation Abu Dhabi has announced a special opportunity for talented filmmakers in the UAE. The Arab Film Studio(AFS) Narrative is a short film program that takes finalists on a nine-month filmmaking journey that mirrors the real process of developing and producing a film. The program will aid participants in creating a short film as their final project.

Held in cooperation with the American Embassy in Abu Dhabi the program will include a group of important independent film experts that will train participants in scriptwriting, production, directing and more. 

The AFS Narrative annual training initiative aims to develop UAE nationals’ and UAE residents’ skills in filmmaking. The program winner will receive an internship opportunity on a national or international production with Image Nation at the end of the program.

Heres what you have to do to apply

  • Create a 1-minute fiction film with any kind of camera, even your mobile phone
  • Write a 1-page story or treatment you would like to shoot during the program

Submissions close December 4, 2018.

For more info and to apply visit