THIMUN Qatar Northwestern Film Festival

The mission of the THIMUN Qatar Northwestern Film Festival is to encourage better understanding of, and appreciation for, cinematic arts, to help tp put a human face on the contemporary issues facing the world today, to support learning in Model United Nations programs by encouraging students to become advocates on global issues. A full program description can be found in the THIMUN Qatar Northwestern Film Festival Handbook.

 

 

Submission

 

Films are to be submitted through our online system and we'll continue to accept films until February 14, 2015.

http://tqnfilmfestival.com/

 

If you are unable to submit your film online, please contact the THIMUN Office at thimunqatar@qf.org.qa for further assistance.

 

Note: The film festival offers an early registration contest. Any student who registers 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.

 

Handbook

Submission rules

 

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.