The Emirati filmmaker called on content makers, films directors and producers to document their stay-at-home moments by using the resources and equipment available, including smartphones.
Dubai Studio City organised a live and interactive session on its Instagram page with Emirati filmmaker Nahla eesAl Fahad, as part of “Reel Talks”, a digital weekly series featuring regional industry figur.
Addressing an audience of content creators and industry experts, Al Fahd reflected on the current exceptional circumstances which have affected various sectors including filmmaking and cinema locally and globally. She also highlighted the opportunity that attendees can capitalise on during these times to develop skills and build in-depth knowledge by studying successful experiences in the world of filmmaking and video production.
Nahla Al Fahad also shared tips for successful creativity and professional development during the current period and in the future. She suggested observing and studying existing films and successful drama, and identifying the filming process, the lighting and cameras used. She also advised the audience to check the content that highlights the “making of” of these films. She also asked filmmakers to keep reading and writing to keep the creative juices flowing.
Commenting on Dubai’s film and cinema industry, Nahla Al Fahad said that there have been many achievements due to the availability of a nurturing environment, advanced infrastructure, facilities and modern equipment, contributing to the success of many local, regional and international works.