Doha Tribeca Film Festival
The Doha Tribeca Film Festival will run from October 29 to November 1 2009 and is being produced by Qatar Museums Authority (QMA) in collaboration with the Tribeca Film Festival.
The DohaTFF team will be posting updates on what we're up to as we prepare for opening night in October. This will include Festival details (as they become available), content we've created for the web and behind-the-scenes footage. We're also here to listen to what you think about what we have planned for the festival so please join in - we'd love to hear what you have to say.
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Are you interested in learning documentary filmmaking?
We are looking for 5 aspiring filmmakers to take part in a documentary filmmaking workshop that coincides with The Qatar Marine Festival's upcoming Pearl Diving Competition June 1st-June 4th.
In this workshop you will learn documentary filmmaking as well as the rich cultural history of Qatar's pearl diving industry.
Here are some details of the workshop:
- Runs from May 29th - June 4th
- Meet documentary producers from Al Jazeera and Q TV to discuss techniques on making a documentary
- Meet veteran Qatari pearl divers to discuss the history of pearl diving
Want to learn how to make a film? Want to screen *your* film at DTFF 2010? Then check out the DTFF Filmmaker Program! We'll give you training on every step of the filmmaking process so that you can produce a 10 minute short which will be screened at DTFF 2010.
We're getting ready to start our next workshops and this time, we're covering acting and improvisation!
We'll be running two workshops over the next two weeks — the first from October 12th - 16th, and the second from October 18th - 22nd. Both workshops will take place from 4pm-8pm.
Spaces for these the workshops are limited, so if you want to take part, send an email to email@example.com to register your interest!
At DohaTFF, we love film and we'd like to see what our fans around the world have to offer. We already know that there are some talented photographers on Qatar Living - now we'd like to see if there are some filmmakers as well.
Think you take top snaps? Here's your chance to put your skills in the spotlight.
Send us your best shots of Doha and win the chance for your photograph to be featured as the main promotional material for our next One Minute Film event on September 8th. The winner will get a VIP pass to the event and
will have the opportunity to present their photo and the inspiration behind it.
To enter your photo all you have to do is incorporate our Doha Tribeca Film Festival Logo into your image in some way - the more imaginative, the better. When it's ready, upload it to your Flickr Stream with the title "DohaTFF Photo Competition" and then submit it to our Flickr group.
Some guidelines - The logo text has to be in one of three colors: Black, White or DohaTFF Blue (#00a0e8). The background is not important. Photoshopping is acceptable and encouraged - be creative!
The deadline for submission is 06/09/09. Good Luck QLers!
Last night we premiered our 1 Minute Film series at the W Hotel and the reaction was fantastic. Now we're ready to release the films online and the first two have been uploaded.
Lunchtime is the first horror film to be shot in Qatar and is directed by Noora Al Meadadi.
Like Father Like Son is directed by Fatma Al Remaihi, a first time filmmaker, and stars her 5-year-old son Saeed.
A woman finds that she is in for a surprise after being hassled by a cheeky man at City Centre, a shopping mall in Doha.
Now we would have believed it if the page had a special number....
Want to make a one minute movie with us?
If you live in Qatar and are passionate about films, pitch us your film idea! We will walk you through the basics of filmmaking, provide you with the right equipment and send you off to make your very own 1 Minute Film.
To take part, all you have to do is email your pitch to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We have to pick the lucky participants by Friday August 14th, so there is not time to waste.
Scandar Copti, an award-winning Palestinian filmmaker serving as DohaTFF's Community Outreach Programmer, held a series of workshops with young Qatari filmmakers to guide them through writing, directing, and producing their first films.
Apparently camera crews from the Doha Tribeca Film Festival were out and about round Doha yesterday filming mini documentaries about the city. Any one spotted any of them? Where and when?
They also have a bunch of photos on flickr; http://www.flickr.co...
You can follow them on twitter too; http://twitter.com/d...
and facebook; http://www.facebook....
Their website should launch soon; http://www.dohatff.com/
The festival takes place from October 29 to November 1.
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