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CABSAT Script to Screen in 48

When: 30 Dec 2017 12:00 am - 15 Jan 2018 12:00 am

With 2020 only 2 years away, the city is preparing for the international spotlight. This is your opportunity to capture the essence of the city, its vibrancy, its dynamism, its relentless drive for innovation.

We want your most creative ideas, your finest filming and your spark of brilliance. It can be a documentary, a romance, a crime story, a music video, an animation or perhaps you have a new genre!

And within 48 hours your film will be ready to air.  We will supply the space, the equipment, the mentors and the studio.

What’s in it for participants?

Exposure to a stellar panel of international judges, the CABSAT audience and distribution on all CABSAT marketing channels.


How does this work?

Open to Media Students from 18-25 year old, "Script to Screen in 48 Hours.


A total of 6 teams (maximum 5 crew members per team) will be battling to create vibrant content under the theme of “My Dubai”.


The selected teams will be receiving a briefing on January 14th by the industry guru Martin Gaiss, Former SVP of Global Creative Content for 20th Century Fox and will then be provided with mentorship and the equipment to create a short movie/documentary/music video of 60 seconds minimum or a maximum of 5 minutes.

Out of the 6 teams, the top 3 videos will be aired on January 16th at Cabsat Dubai World Centre where winners will be announced.

If you think you’ve got what it takes, pull together you’re A-team  by 30-Dec 2017, with following info:

  • Team name
  • Crew members  (age and student academics)
  • Concept
  • Story board (a power point presentation with a max of 4 slides)
  • Why you (300 words about your team and why you should be selected)

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