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  Calendar

 

October 16-18, 2014

Qatar Leadership Conference

 

February 3-6, 2015

THIMUN Qatar Annual Conference

 

April 2-4, 2015

THIMUN Qatar Northwestern Film Festival

 

 

Film Registration

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

The mission of the THIMUN Qatar 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 Film Festival Handbook.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Registration

 

 

Registration for the Film Festival 2015 will be announced shortly. Please do stay tuned to this page for updates on registration dates, guidelines etc.

 

 

 

 

 

Submission

 

 

Films are to be submitted through our online system and we'll start accepting films starting December 14 up until February 14, 2015.

Alternatively, if you are unable to submit your film online, you can instead mail the film files to the following address in a Thumbdrive/DVD. 

 

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

 

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.