Today, the Film Authority begins receiving registration requests for those wishing to enter the Digital Filmmakers Program (via the British Film Industry Institute (BFI)) through the electronic platform https://engage.moc.gov.sa/film_talents.
The program provides educational and training opportunities for “professional and amateur” filmmakers in various disciplines of filmmaking. This year, by default, comes in view of the conditions in the world due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Through the program, which comes within the quality of life program, one of the programs for achieving the Kingdom’s vision 2030, with the support of the Ministry of Culture, the authority seeks to provide local cinematic talents with knowledge resources that contribute to improving the environment for Saudi filmmaking and raising its standards towards higher professional levels.
It is noteworthy that the authority is cooperating with the British Institute of Filmmaking BFI in implementing this program with the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles (USC) and the Institute for Creative Media Skills (CMS) at Benwood Studios in Britain, in which registration will be available during the coming period.
It should be noted that the Ministry of Culture aims to develop the film sector through the Film Authority, by launching the program to support specialized cinematic talents, and providing a comprehensive applied experience that covers all paths of the production process in the film industry from the stage of idea to post-production and marketing and distribution processes.