Registration for the workshop, which aims to foster creative talent under the direction of an Oscar-nominated producer, is free.
Dubai Studio City, a regional platform for businesses in the broadcasting, media production, film, television, music and entertainment industries, has partnered with the Ministry of Culture and Youth to host a one-day actor workshop at the World Creative Economies Conference (WCCE) today, December 8.
As part of CineMENA, an initiative of Dubai Studio City in partnership with in5 Media to nurture local creative talent and stimulate the production of local content, the session is open to the public upon registration and takes place at the Dubai Exhibition Center, Expo 2020 Dubai .
Oscar-nominated actor, editor and producer Leo Wong will teach students how to enhance artistic expression and adopt key tips and techniques cultivated by skilled actors. With a long career in the entertainment industry, Wong holds a Masters of Fine Arts degree from the world famous American Film Institute in Hollywood and is currently Professor of Video Production at Higher Colleges of Technology – Abu Dhabi Men’s College. .
Commenting on the workshop, Majed Al Suwaidi, Managing Director of Dubai Studio City, said: “Dubai and the United Arab Emirates are a hotbed of creative talent from the region and beyond, and it is our responsibility to provide an ecosystem that enables their growth and success. . Our own business ecosystems – home to more than 34,000 professionals across Dubai Media City, Dubai Studio City and Dubai Production City – demonstrate the caliber of technical and creative expertise available here.
“Platforms like CineMENA play a vital role in expanding the opportunities for our talents to grow, learn, inspire and participate globally, whether they are amateurs or seasoned professionals. It enriches UAE’s creative economy with innovative content and enhances global creative dialogue with diverse perspectives and skills. We are delighted that this year’s CineMENA workshop is taking place on stages as global as WCCE and Expo 2020. ”
Launched in 2019 by Dubai Studio City, CineMENA seeks to empower creative individuals to build their careers and compete internationally with expert-led workshops, networking opportunities, and presentation opportunities spanning a variety of backgrounds. disciplines ranging from filmmaking and screenwriting to pre and post-production areas.
The theater workshop will take place on December 8 from 3 p.m. to 4:40 p.m.