‘ADFF Talks Film’ Programme agenda unveiled

October 16, 2014 9:33 am

2014 edition of its ‘ADFF Talks Film’ programme will comprise master-classes and panel discussions on topics ranging from film preservation, crowd funding campaigns, international acting techniques, Arab diaspora filmmaking, international co-productions, and short film marketing, according to Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF). As an annual component of the festival, ADFF Talks Film offers accredited professionals and the public access to panel discussions on topics that impact Arab cinema and the global film industry. The programme also provides up, close and personal conversations with key industry players and film talent, Zawya reported. Ali Al Jabri, Festival Director, Abu Dhabi Film Festival, said: “An important part of our work is creating connections between local film talent and the wider industry. ADFF Talks Film provides film buffs, students and filmmakers with a rare chance to interact with leading filmmakers and actors on a range of issues spanning the colourful world of cinema. The seminars that are open to the general public offer a refreshing and incisive behind-the-scenes look at the business of films.”