Film Competition

SICFF competition includes the following Awards:

Best Child Made Film

  1. The film should be directed and made by a child between10 to 18 years old
  2. It is open for all nationalities
  3. The film will be competing with other child made films
  4. 5000 AED will be awarded to the winning film– and it will be awarded to the director of the film.

Best Student Film

  1. The film should be directed and made by a college/ university student.
  2. It is open for all nationalities.
  3. The film will be competing with other student films
  4. 7000 AED will be awarded to the winning film– and it will be awarded to the director of the film.

Best Emirati Short Film

  1. The film should be directed by an Emirati filmmaker.
  2. The film will be competing with other Emirati films.
  3. The filmmaker’s age should be above 18 years old.
  4. 10,000 AED will be awarded to the winning film– and it will be awarded to the director of the film.

Best Short Film from The Gulf

  1. The film should be directed by a filmmaker form the gulf.
  2. The film will be competing with other GCC short films.
  3. The filmmaker age should be above 18 years old.
  4. 10,000 AED will be awarded to the winning film– and it will be awarded to the director of the film.

Best Feature Film

  1. It is open for all nationalities.
  2. The film will be competing with other feature films.
  3. The filmmaker age should be above 18 years old.
  4. 10,000 AED will be awarded to the winning film– and it will be awarded to the director of the film.

Best International Short Film

  1. It is open for International and Arab filmmakers.
  2. The film will be competing with other short films.
  3. The filmmaker age should be above 18 years old.
  4. 10,000 AED will be awarded to the winning film– and it will be awarded to the director of the film.

Best Documentary Film

  1. It is open for all nationalities.
  2. The film will be competing with other Documentary films.
  3. The film could be a short or a feature - length documentary.
  4. The filmmaker age should be above 18 years old.
  5. 10,000 AED will be awarded to the winning film– and it will be awarded to the director of the film.

Best Animation Film

  1. It is open for International and Arab.
  2. The film will be competing with other Animation films.
  3. The film could be a short or a feature - length Animation.
  4. The filmmaker age should be above 18 years old.
  5. 10,000 AED will be awarded to the winning film– and it will be awarded to the director of the film.