Sharjah Eco-Tourism Film Award

Rules & Regulations

  1. The submitted film should be about or filmed in the following one or all Sharjah Protected Areas:

For more details about Sharjah Protected areas, visit: http://www.epaashj.ae/protected-areas/

  1. Getting the filming equipment; is the sole responsibility of the filmmaker/crew.
  1. The target audience of the film should be selected from one of the following age groups: 8 to 10 years old, 11 to 13 years old, or 14 to 18 years old.
  2. The Award is open to all nationalities.
  3. Short or feature length films are accepted.
  4. Participating filmmakers should be over 18 years old.

 

For non-resident filmmakers/participants, the festival team will choose the best five film projects. When accepted, the SCTDA will provide the selected participants and their crew ( 2 members) with the following during the production/filming stage:

  • – A return air ticket to Sharjah.
  • – Accommodation (seven nights).
  • – A tour guide for the duration of their stay.

Winning Prize

15,000 AED will be awarded to the Director of the winning film.

  • Filming Permissions

Permission must be obtained prior to filming in the Emirate of Sharjah & Sharjah Protected areas. For more information please contact:

Name: Maysoon Al Hosani

Designation: Manager of the Media Department

Company: Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority

Tel: 00971 6 519 0924

Email: Maysoun.h@sharjahtourism.ae

Contact

  • ● For UAE residents and Emirati filmmakers who would like to participate and start filming in one of Sharjah Protected areas mentioned above, kindly contact:

Name: Maysoon Al Hosani

Designation:  Manager of the Media Department

Company:  Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority

Tel: 00971 6 519 0924

Email: Maysoun.h@sharjahtourism.ae

  • ● For Non-Resident Filmmakers/Participants, kindly submit the following via email to Fatima Musharbek, Senior Film Festival Coordination at SICFF (m@funn.ae), prior to production, in order for the SICFF team to choose the best five film projects:
  •  – Filmography/ CV
  •  – A private online sample of your best films.
  •  – Initial concept, strategy, and plan of the Sharjah Eco-Tourism Film Project.
  •  – Email deadline: 9th of February 2017

After your Film Project is selected by the festival, kindly contact Ms. Maysoon Al Hosani to proceed with the production stage.

Name: Maysoon Al Hosani

Designation:  Manager of the Media Department

Company:  Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority

Tel: 00971 6 519 0924

Email: Maysoun.h@sharjahtourism.ae

  • Submission

Once your film is ready, please fill in the submission form through this link http://sicff.ae/submission-form-2017/

Films submitted without this form will not be considered.