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Posted On: 3 July 2013 12:40 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:13 pm

Doha Film Institute to host master class for aspiring film makers

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Doha Film Institute’s (DFI) Gulf Film Development will be conducting an acting and directing master class following the screening of the award-winning film Tora Bora on Saturday at the Qatar Theatre Group. The film’s director Walid Alawadi and lead actor Saad Al Faraj will conduct the masterclass, which is open to all aspiring filmmakers including those that have a passion for theatre and dramatic arts. It will address key issues on how directors and actors work together to create compelling performances on screen. Kuwaiti born director of the box office hit Tora Bora, Walid Alawadi and renowned actor Saad Al Faraj, whose remarkable performance earned him Best Actor at the 2012 Cairo International Film Festival, have a great deal of experience in their fields and promise to share with participants a number of key skills to help build convincing performances for the big screen. Mahdi Ali Ali, Gulf Film Development Manager, said: “Part of DFI’s all-round education and training strategy is to create the beginnings of a skilled work force with each skillset interconnecting. This acting and directing masterclass will help build the skills of all local aspiring filmmakers, encouraging them to play a part in the fast-growing film industry especially with the assistance of talented artists like Walid Alawadi and Saad Al Faraj.” To reserve seat on this masterclass, please RSVP to [email protected] or call 44200690 before 5pm tomorrow. The masterclass will be held at Qatar Theater Group located behind Lulu Hypermarket, D Ring Road on Ahmed Bin Hanbal Street and runs from 7pm to 10pm. For more details log on to Source:Qatar Chronicle