It aims to discover and develop national talents by organising intensive training programmes and comprehensive workshops.
Saudi Film Commission has launched the second phase of the ‘Filmmakers’ programme in cooperation with the universities and international institutions.
The programme seeks to support and develop creative talents, enhance their passion and sharpen their skills in the field of filmmaking.
On the launch of the programme, Minister of Culture Prince Badr Bin Abdullah Bin Farhan tweeted: “Our country is rich in talent the ‘Filmmaker’ programme in its second stage will contribute to its discovery and development. Hurry up to register.”
The second phase of the programme will see the establishment of a number of training courses, most notably, the introduction to documentary film, documentary film editing, filming without a camera, advanced use of the camera and scenery, working with actors, production design course, production of visual effects, basics of 3D animated movies, among many other courses.
The courses will be provided by the authority in cooperation with a group of training bodies and international and local film institutes, like La Femis, London Film School, National Film & Television School (NFTS).
The Film Commission launched the ‘Filmmakers’ programme within the initiatives of the Quality of Life Programme “one of the programmes to achieve the Kingdom’s Vision 2030” and with the support of the Ministry of Culture.
It aims to discover and develop national talents by organising intensive training programmes and comprehensive workshops and to make the local film industry at par with international standards as well as to ignite the audience’s passion for the film sector and encouraging them to take their first steps toward fulfilling it.