NETWORKING SESSIONS

A chance to meet the organizations visiting MMF through pre-arranged networking sessions with informal round-table meetings. The networking sessions present a chance to meet representatives from institutes and funds, as well as international industry experts to discuss industry topics from collaborations between Nordic and Arab countries to film financing and distribution.

TABLE 1

Subject: Mechanisms of Crisis Management in Arab Cinema

Moderator: Deema Azar

Reminding previous number of crisis Arab Cinema have been though, the participants will show case some of these previous experiences, discussing how the industry professionals at that time dealt with it, and mentioning the succeeded crisis management to it. Moreover, suggesting innovative ways to deal with the Post- Covid 19 crisis.

TABLE 2

Subject: Is It the Last Era of Theatrical Releases?

Moderator: Kutaiba Al Janabi

The new season of film releases in the Arab region witnessed streaming films on VODs without theatrical releases for it. Currently, many films are being made to have the same screening experience. Will VODs eliminate the traditional platforms of film premieres such as film festivals and theatrical screenings?

TABLE 3

Subject: The Vital Role of Hi-Tech Applications in Festivals Industry Today

Moderators: Tahar Alhouchi 

Within the development of film festivals and the need for the perfection of organizing, in addition to the new social distancing regulations, many huge festivals are using advanced Hi-Tech applications in all stages of the festival’s making. How Arab festivals make the best use of Hi-Tech applications? MAFF director will showcase MAFF experience with these applications regarding advantages and disadvantages.

TABLE 4

Subject: The Vital Role of Hi-Tech Applications in Festivals Industry Today

Moderators: Rosh Abdelfatah

Within the development of film festivals and the need for the perfection of organizing, in addition to the new social distancing regulations, many huge festivals are using advanced Hi-Tech applications in all stages of the festival’s making. How Arab festivals make the best use of Hi-Tech applications? MAFF director will showcase MAFF experience with these applications regarding advantages and disadvantages.

TABLE 5

Subject: What the Arab Immigrant Need to Watch?

Moderators: Rania Tawfik

New watching preferences and the content on which the Arab immigrant today. MAFF director will showcase statistics from its box-office in the previous editions, trying to answer the question saying: which content the Arab immigrants and community need to watch?

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