twofour54 intaj, twofour54 Abu Dhabi, Intaji, training programme in Abu Dhabi for filmmakers
Abu Dhabi’s media free zone twofour54 has launched an employment and traineeship programme called ‘intaji’ for UAE nationals. The 12-month programme, which will use twofour54’s state-of-the-art production facility to train nationals in the television production and broadcasting industry, will officially begin in October. Applications for the programme will be accepted until September 18. Nationals who join the programme will also be offered a salary.
The programme has been specifically developed by twofour54 to give young Arabic talent the necessary skills to work in the media industry. The customised programme will include a combination of theoretical classes and practical training. The course will be delivered by the in-house team at twofour54 intaj, the media precinct’s technology facility.
Speaking about the programme, Wayne Borg, COO of twofour54 stated the organisation is "committed to developing the region’s talent pool, and this is exactly what our intaji traineeship programme is designed to do".
"As the region’s entertainment landscape evolves, it is essential that we develop and build the talent infrastructure to ensure the long- term success and sustainability of the industry. The trainees will work with twofour54 intaj to develop practical skills in various broadcast disciplines, whilst earning a generous salary for the duration. Once completed, trainees can look forward to an exciting job in what is a dynamic and creative industry and one that will continue to play a big part in the region’s economic development." he stated.
Intaji will enable trainees to specialise in a wide range of media disciplines including camera operations, lighting, media management, audio, video and graphics. The programme has been developed by intaj in conjunction with twofour54 tadreeb, the organisation’s training arm.