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Anasy participating on UNICEF 6th MENA Regional Media Forum 2010

United Arab Emirates: Thursday, November 11 - 2010 @ 11:54

Enas Ghazal the General Manager of Anasy Media Production has participated with a speech during the forum and she spoke about the important role Anasy is playing in the enrichment of the cultural movement and how Anasy emphasizing on the important issues that concerns all segments of society and most importantly children and young people and said:” Anasy Media Production was established in 2007 by Sheikha Alyazia Bint Nahayn Bin Mubarak Al Nayhan with the generous patronage H.E Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, aiming in contributing in the development of the cultural artistic creative movement in the U.A.E. It is the first of its type in the country, working in documentaries and seeking to encourage young people to be engaged in this creative work by organizing events, competitions and exhibitions.

Anasy has achieved many important projects in a short period as; organizing the “Chinese Islamic Calligraphy” exhibition at Abu Dhabi Cultural Foundation, organizing the biggest and the first of its kind exhibition in UAE “Faces of Leadership” for the UAE rulers and for Al Nahyan Family.

Organizing the first & the largest Art Exhibition of portraits of the historic & contemporary UAE Leaders titled “Faces of leadership” which contains 85 portraits which will be held on 18th of October 2010.

More over, organizing trips for female university students to the archaeological sites in U.A.E and providing all means, facilities, transportation and technical equipments for the female students in Zayed University to produce documentaries, organizing lectures on the Islamic architecture at Abu Dhabi Cultural Foundation.

In addition to many documentaries productions such as producing “Serat Al Ehasan” a Biography of charity accomplishments & white hands of Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, the mother of the UAE, may Allah protect her. Also, producing Home of History, Future’s Nation, the first documentary introducing and presenting the history and monuments of the United Arab Emirates, this film has been screened in many national & international TV Channels and due to the importance of the film Anasy has organized a national campaign has the same title of the film “ Home of History… Future’s Nation”.

Producing a documentary film in poetic style”Zayed the Pride of Emirate” and now we are producing an international film about “the Veil”.

Further more, apart from film productions, Anasy also distributing films as “Common Ground” film.
Anasy has singed an agreement with 3D Camera Company & Dimension 3 Company from Toronto, Canada to act as their exclusive Agent in UAE & the region and for that Anasy organized and conducted for the first time in the Middle East in collaboration with expert trainers from 3D Camera Company & Dimension 3 Company, a workshop & lecture in 3D Stereoscopy at CINE ROYAL.
Honoring Anasy in the Nights of Cinema in Napel, Tunisia, Anasy Media Production participated at the 13th United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF) which was in Stanford University, San Francisco, California in USA.

One of the most important activities that Anasy is organizing is Anasy Documentary Award which was launched on 2008 and held every two years and considers as the first of its kind all over the world with the aim of supporting and stimulating talented and creative young people in the documentary industry, the advancement of the documentary film industry from
the amateur level to a professional one in the Emirates and around the Arab world, encouraging the winners through cash prizes, helping them to produce more creative

and innovative films, to make Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates a world renowned center for gathering all experts related to this industry, introducing the documentary filmmaking to the various social and cultural institutions within UAE and all Arab countries, making the documentary available to the masses either on local television in Arabic, or through specialized distribution centers and introducing different documentary styles and showing the diversity and richness of the different documentary schools in various languages and parts of the world.

And she added: In the second session of Anasy Documentary Awards, Anasy has signed an letter of intent with the United Nation Children Foundation (UNICEF),the goal of such long-term cooperation is to raise public awareness on child and youth rights issues and to provide opportunities to youth for active participation at the regional and international in the industry of documentary filmmaking.

For that, Anasy Documentary Awards organized workshops “One Minute Doc”, in which were organized in cooperation with Twofour54 for youth to achieve their ambitions of making documentary films of one minute giving them an opportunity to express their concerns.

More over, the UNICEF good well ambassador the great artist Mohmmoud Qabil was a grand jury member on the “ One Minute Doc” & “ Child in our Eyes” categories which reflecting the children issues and conditions around the world.

Also she mentioned: that the participation of Sheikh Mubarak Bin Nahyan Al Nahyan a child of 11years old as a jury member, has influenced and added to the Awards with his vision, his opinion and his pure judgment as an ambassador of his own generation with the realization of the essential importance of a Child’s point of view; in this world of media.

ADA also organized, open days in universities and Introduced Anasy Documentary Awards in all universities and encouraged students to participate in the competition. Further more, open day in Dubai Press Club which aimed on meeting with filmmakers who are living in the Northern Emirates or working in Dubai Media City and in addition to screening –nights’ festivals, namely Prix Jeunesse International and UNAFF TFF Festival.

ADA and its activities had huge coverage by newspapers, radio, T.V. and electronic local, regional and international mass media.

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