ARAB FILM STUDIO IS HOME TO OUR REGION’S ASPIRING FILMMAKERS, GIVING THEM THE GUIDANCE, SKILLS AND SUPPORT TO BRING THEIR DREAMS TO THE BIG SCREEN.

AFS is raising the profile of the UAE’s rapidly evolving film industry, positioning Abu Dhabi as a creative hub for the region, and helping the region’s next generation of filmmakers to get behind the camera and tell their stories.

AFS Cinematography 2024

AFS and Film Independent, in partnership with the US Mission to the UAE, will present an in-depth Cinematography Workshop in Abu Dhabi for aspiring cinematographers.

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AFS SCRIPTWRITING 2024

Are you a born storyteller or budding screenwriter with dreams of crafting scripts for the big screen? Then CMA’s Arab Film Studio Scriptwriting program is calling you!

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AFS DIRECTING FOR COMMERCIALS 2024

AFS Directing for Commercials aims to offer a hands-on approach to commercial filmmaking, offering a look into a career as a filmmaker in the advertising industry.

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AFS Editing 2024

Are you interested in a career as an editor? If you have edited at least one short film this 3-week program is for you.

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AFS NARRATIVE 2024

Apply to the Arab Film Studio Narrative for a chance to participate in our 9-month filmmaking program.

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AFS PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT 2024

This 5-weekend training program is targeted for professionals with a minimum of 3 fiction credits in the production department and in positions that include but not strictly limited to:

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AFS YOUNG FILMMAKERS 2024

In partnership with NYU Abu Dhabi, this program is a 3-week workshop in filmmaking, including the creation of a 1- minute film. Open for Emirati high school students (16 to 18 years old)

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