he 48 Hour Film Project was launched in Dubai, on Friday Nov. 11 at at 6:00 p.m, at The Pavilion (downtown Dubai). As the name suggests, the project is “a film competition that takes place over just two days, during which time teams of all sizes, shapes and experience (or lack thereof) must create a short film between four and seven minutes long.”
Commenting on the Beirut experience of the project, which occurred in July as the first 48HFP competition in an Arab city, producer of the Dubai project Mo Rida said, "we had about 30 teams in Beirut, of which 22 actually were able to hand in a finished film." Feedback on the quality of the Beirut films has been positive, and the competitive spirit in Dubai is high.
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