From the heart of the Arab media hub, Dubai Media City, the American University in Dubai presents, for its second edition; ON: Original Narrative – a student short film festival organized by the Mohammed Bin Rashid School for Communication.

Original Narrative aims to give the new generation of aspiring filmmakers the opportunity to share their unique vision on the global stage, and provide a platform for students to collaborate, connect and inspire. This year, Original Narrative will take place on February 18 19-20, 2015 at the AUD with an assortment of inspiring screenings, in-depth discussion panels, amazing workshops and various meet-ups.

Submissions to the Festival open November 2, 2014. Filmmakers are invited to enter their short films (produced or written between 2013 and 2015), in one of these categories: Fiction, Documentary, Animation and Screenplay. Entries will be reviewed by a panel of judges from the industry. Shortlists will be flown to Dubai & winners will garner peer-recognition, awards and prizes (in cash & other).

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ON Film Festival