The competition was launched in July this year in partnership with beIN Media Group.
SundanceTV shorts competition in the Middle East and North Africa region has seen over 327 entries that champion independent storytelling and emerging talent.
The competition was launched in July this year in partnership with beIN Media Group. The competition closed on October 25 and the winners will be announced soon.
The winning filmmaker from this year’s competition will participate in an exclusive masterclass with Academy Award and Primetime Emmy Award nominee Uma Thurman, who is also one of the jurors.
The winning entrant and runners-up will also have their films broadcast on SundanceTV, which is exclusive to beIN subscribers in the region.
Entries are judged on creativity, entertainment value, original storytelling and production values, and who better to cast an eye over them than the acclaimed actress and producer, Uma Thurman.
Thurman is best known for her iconic roles in Quentin Tarantino’s cult classics, Pulp Fiction and the Kill Bill franchise.
SundanceTV offers a diverse selection of independent feature films and documentaries, and local Arabic productions. It is available on channel 75 exclusively on beIN in the MENA region.