Storytelling for Film

Film Workshop

Storytelling for Film

An interactive experience where participants draw inspiration from nearby exhibits to craft compelling narratives for film. Through hands-on exercises and expert guidance, attendees will hone their storytelling skills, learning essential techniques and strategies to effectively convey narratives through the lens, making it an engaging and practical session for aspiring filmmakers keen on refining their storytelling abilities.

  • Duration: 60 minutes


02 Mar 2024


16:30 - 17:30


Film Workshop
Film Workshop


Film Workshop


  • Ahmed Almazem
    Ahmed Almazem

    Ahmed Almazem is an award-winning Emirati filmmaker, performer, and entertainer, celebrated for his contributions to the world of cinema. He holds a BA in Acting from the esteemed Sharjah Performing Arts Academy’s inaugural batch. His talent has garnered global recognition, including the Best Drama/Comedy Short Film award at the London Independent Film Awards in 2021.

    Previously, Ahmed’s creative endeavors earned him accolades such as Best Short Script at the Kosice International Film Festival and the Prague International Film Festival in 2020, along with an Honorable Mention at the Top Shorts Film Festival and the Best Short Script title at the New York Film Awards.

    His impact extends to nominations at esteemed film festivals, including Best Student Short Film at the Sharjah International Children’s Film Festival, as well as Best Short Film nods at the Treasure Coast International Film Festival and the Paris International Film Awards in 2022.

    Among his directorial accomplishments are acclaimed works like ‘My Grandfather’, ‘Baba Jafar’, and ‘A Child in You,’ each showcasing his unique storytelling abilities and leaving a lasting impression on audiences worldwide. Ahmed Almazem continues to captivate and inspire with his cinematic prowess, representing Emirati talent on the global stage of filmmaking and entertainment.

Sharjah Performing Arts Academy (SPAA)


Sharjah Performing Arts Academy (SPAA)
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