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  Calendar

 

January 15, 2014

Film Festival Earlybird registration deadline

 

January 28-31, 2014

THIMUN Qatar Annual Conference

 

February 14, 2014

Film Festival Submission deadline 

 

April 17-19, 2014

THIMUN Qatar Northwestern Film Festival

 

 

Film Registration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gala Tickets

 

 

The Gala dinner for the 2014 Film Festival will take place on April 19th at the Al-Silia Ballroom in the Grand Hyatt.

Tickets for the 2014 THIMUN Qatar Northwestern Film Festival Gala evening are now on sale. You can purchase your tickets from the THIMUN Qatar office or on-line at https://tqnwfilmfestival.eventbrite.com

Space is limited so please order ticket early. 

 

 

Registration

 

 

Registration is now open and you can now register at the following link:

https://thimunqatarfilmfestival.eventbrite.com/

 

 

 

 

Submission

 

 

Before February 14th, all films should be submitted  to: 

THIMUN Qatar c/o Qatar Academy
PO Box 1129, Al Lugta Street
Doha, Qatar
Telephone
(+974) 4454-2014

 

 

All Films can now be submitted online using the following link 

 

https://gofiledrop.appspot.com/?email=thimunqatar@qasenior.org


• Please place film files together in a single folder and zip them before uploading. Ensure that Interview Waivers, Posters and Entry Forms are in the same zipped folder.
• Include the name of the film and your last name on the folder (Eg: SplitSeconds-AlMuftah)
• Uploaded files cannot exceed 1 GB

 

The film festival offers an early registration contest. Any student who registeres their intent to submit a film before January 15th will  be eligible to enter into a draw for a free Apple I-Pad. Please complete the registration form at  Eventbrite.

 

Contest Rules

 

 

Please read all contest rules carefully.  You can download the rules from the link below. All films must be submitted with an entry form.

 

Film Festival Handbook, Contest Rules, and Application Forms

Handbook

Submission rules

Entry Form

 

 

Prize Categories 

 

 

Best Picture
All elements in the movie bring a powerful emotional impact which convincingly conveys the message of the film. The film leaves a lasting impression.

 

Best National Picture

Directed by a student attending a school located in the State of Qatar. All elements in the movie bring a powerful emotional impact which convincingly conveys the message of the film.  The film leaves a lasting impression.

 

Best Story
The film has a developed coherent storyline. The characters enhance the message of the film and make a connection with the audience.


Best Cinematography
The film has an overall visual impact with regard to lighting, photography, and framing. The visual elements help tell the story.


Best Sound
The music, sound effects and sound levels helps convey the message of the film.


Best Editing
All elements exhibit a high level of editing skills which helps convey the message of the film.


Best Poster
The poster has an overall visual impact incorporating the title of the film and key elements of the story. The use of visual graphics, lighting and framing demonstrate a high level of skill.


People’s Choice Award
The film that receives the most votes as the best picture from on-line and audience voting.