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The Amman Film Industry Days program for its 2nd Edition (2021) schedule  

  

24th August 2021   

10:00 -12:00 - Open masterclass  

EAVE On Demand (The pitch. 3 essential principles + 5 [important] keys) with Alvaro Vega  

Venue: Filmmakers’ Hub   

Language: English  

   

15:00 - 17:00 - pre-registration required  

EAVE On Demand (The pitch. 3 essential principles + 5 [important] keys) Day 1 workshop,   

Venue: Arjaan by Rotana  

Language: English   

   

18:00 - 19:00 - pre-registration required  

Pushing Your Film Out into the World with Michael Donaldson by American Film Showcase  

Venue: Online  

Language: English  

   

25th August  

10:00 – 12:30 14:00 – 18:00 Closed session  

Pitching platform training with Stefano Tealdi   

Venue: Arjaan by Rotana  

Language: English   

   

10:00 - 14:00  - pre-registration required  

16:00 – 17:00  

EAVE On Demand (The pitch. 3 essential principles + 5 [important] keys) Day 2 workshop, 

Venue: Arjaan by Rotana  

Language: English  

   

11:00 - 12:00  - Open panel  

Awal film series: -1- Making the first film challenges - Moderated by Saeed Zagha  

Venue: Filmmakers' Hub  

Language: Arabic  

   

18:00 -19:00  - pre-registration required  

 Solutions Storytelling Masterclass with Laura Nix by American Film Showcase (English)  

Venue: Online  

Language: English  

   

26th August:  

10:00 - 12:30 - 14:00 - 18:00  - Closed session  

Pitching platform training with Stefano Tealdi   

Venue: Arjaan By Rotana  

Language: English  

   

11:00 - 12:00  - Open session  

Awal film series: -2- Making the first film challenges - Moderated by Said Zagha   

Venue: Filmmakers' Hub   

Language: Arabic  

   

 14:30- 15:30  - Open session  

"The Golden age of Arab cinema theatres and the social and economic impact on the industry" (Hady Zaccak – Mahmoud Al Massad -Raed Asfour Moderated by Ahmed Shawky 

Venue: Filmmakers' Hub   

Language: Arabic  

   

15:30 - 16:30  - Open session  

Social Impact entertainment SIE.org Kayvan  

Venue: Filmmakers' Hub   

Language: English  

   

18:00 – 19:30 pre-registration required  

"Developing your documentary pitch Claire Aguilar" by the American Film Showcase   

Venue: Online   

Language: English  

   

27th August:  

9:00 - 11:00, 14:00 – 16:00 - Closed session  

Open clinic for AFID filmmakers with Stefano Tealdi  

Venue: Arjaan by Rotana  

Language: English  


12:00 -13:30  - pre-registration required  

A Netflix Guide to Post Production

Frank Piazza, Director for Postproduction for MENA, and Turkey  

Karim Boutros Ghali, Manager for MENA Post Production   

Venue: Online  

Language: English  

   

15:30 - 16:30  - Open session  

Impact filmmaking: Stories by her about her (Speakers: Kaouther Ben Hania -Maysoon Hbaidi – Wael Mansi and Moderated by Areeb Zuiter   

Venue: Filmmakers’ Hub  

Language: Arabic  

   

28th August:  

10:00 - 16:00  - Closed session  

Pitching platform preparation day  

Venue: Arjaan by Rotana  

Language: English  

   

10:00 12:00  - Open session  

Intro to Impact Distribution with Farah Fayed (Beirut DC)  

Venue: Filmmakers Hub  

Language: Arabic  

 

14:00 15:00  - Open session  

Awal film series: -3- Making the first film challenges - Moderated by Elias Khlat   

Venue: Filmmakers’ Hub  

Language: Arabic 

 

   

15:30 - 16:15  - Open Panel  

Greening the Screen   

Speakers: Farah Fayed, Abeer Bayazidi, Razan Zuiter Moderated by Bassam Alasad   

Venue: Filmmakers’ Hub  

Language: Arabic  

   

29th August:  

10:00 - 16:00 Closed session  

Pitch day   

Venue: Arjaan by Rotana  

Language: English - Arabic  

   

10:00 – 16:00 pre-registration required  

 Impact Distribution with Farah Fayed Beirut DC  

Venue: Arjaan by Rotana  

Language: Arabic - English  

   

15:30 - 16:30  - Open masterclass  

"A PRODUCER’S GUIDE TO THE FILM & TV DISTRIBUTION: What changes are coming over the next ten years?" Paolo Sacco  

Venue: Filmmakers' Hub   

Language: English  

  

30th August:  

11:00-11:45  - Open panel  

"Arab Films and European Co-Production", Mouhamad Keblawi, Karim Aitouna Moderated by Mohannad Al Bakri   

Venue: Filmmakers' Hub  

Language: Arabic  

  

12:00 - 12:45 - Open panel  

Awal film series: -4- Making the first film challenges –Moderated by Elias Khlat   

Venue: Filmmakers' Hub   

Language: Arabic  

   

18:00-19:30 AFID award ceremony (Invitations Only)  

Venue: The Royal Film Commission   

Language: English- Arabic