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Zarqa University Participates in the Short Film Festival in Dubai
Date 12-12-2019

 جامعة الزرقاء - جامعة الزرقاء تشارك في مهرجان الافلام القصيرة بدبي

The Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication at Zarqa University participated in the activities of the Fifth Creative Narration Festival for Short Films, at the invitation of the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Information at the American University in Dubai, in partnership with the MBC Group, and the global creative forum «Creative Commons Corporation.

The university was represented by the dean of the college, Dr. Amjad Saffouri, and the students, Rakan Al Shajrawi, Lin Abu Agha, Rawda Rafeh, and Yasmin Ibrahim.

Al-Safouri said that participating in this event is an important step for students to meet with filmmakers in the Arab world, and to attend special events for film production and short films, in addition to meeting international personalities specialized in television work.

The participating students expressed their appreciation to the University for allowing them to participate in this festival.

The festival aimed to celebrate young Arab talent in the film industry.

In addition to discussion sessions for a number of prominent figures in the film and television industry from Hollywood and the Arab world, among them the American writer and producer Chris Brancato - one of the makers of the famous drama series "Narcos", the American TV producer and writer Chris Kaiser, and the American writer David Isaacs - who holds "Emmy Prime Time" award, American writer and producer Dara Resnick, American writer and film producer John Alchler, producer Jason Newman and Peter Smith - CEO of MBC Studio under the umbrella of MBC Group, among others.

At the end of the festival, Al-Safouri handed the University of Zarqa shield to the Chairman of the Festival Committee, Soufi Boutros.