Sharjah Media City (Shams) Participates In Sharjah First University Film Festival
At the festival, Shams presented the services and professional support provided to help young talents take their first steps towards professionalism and success
Sharjah Media City (Shams) participated as a strategic sponsor of Sharjah First University Film Festival, which was held at the University of Sharjah Campus with the participation of 23 universities from across the UAE and abroad.
At the festival, Shams presented the services and professional support provided to help young talents take their first steps towards professionalism and success.
Chairman of Sharjah Media City (Shams), H.E. Dr Khalid Omar Al Midfa, emphasized on the importance of collaborating with various art and filmmaking organizations, by co-organizing festivals and acknowledging youth and rewarding them with prizes to further motivate them towards achieving their goals.
During the festival, H.E. Dr Khalid Omar Al Midfa presented the awards to the top three winners in short drama film and documentary film categories. Winners received cash prizes presented by Shams.
In recognition of Sharjah Media City’s sponsorship and significant contribution to the festival, H.E. Dr Khalid Omar Al Midfa was presented with an award during the event. Media Sector Development Director at Shams, Mr Fagr Kassim Ali, was also recognized for joining the judging panel during the festival.
The 1st edition of Sharjah First University Film Festival witnessed over 60 entries, including drama films, short films and documentary films produced by students from seven universities across the UAE and 16 universities from abroad. Participants represented six countries, namely the UAE, Oman, Jordan, Iraq, Egypt and Lebanon.
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