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IWC Filmmaker Award calling for entries

May 19, 2014

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Submissions are now open for the third IWC Filmmaker Award, awarded by IWC Schaffhausen, the official Festival-Time partner of the Dubai International Film Festival (Diff).

Participants in the $100,000 (Dh367,000) cash prize award should log on to before August 1. An independent jury will shortlist three entries in October and the winner will be awarded at the 11th Diff, which will run from December 10-17. Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett, who headed the IWC Filmmakers Jury for two consecutive years, presented last year's award to Emirati filmmaker Waleed Al Shehhi for his Dolphins project.

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Source: Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)

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