This year’s prizes

ZUMEFF 2018 is only a couple of weeks away and we are expecting the results from our judges within this week. So time to let you know the prizes for this year’s winners …

Adobe, Grapheast and Wacom will sponsor the following prizes:

  • Best of the Best: 4.000 AED gift voucher for Yas Mall
  • Best Narration: 2.500 AED gift voucher for Yas Mall
  • Best Documentary: 2.500 AED gift voucher for Yas Mall
  • Best Animation: 1.000 AED gift voucher for Yas Mall + a Wacom Tablet

Bin Hamoodah Automobiles will sponsor a special award this year, the Bin Hamoodah Chevrolet Year of Zayed Award. The winner of this prize will receive 10.000 AED to donate to a good will or a good cause within the UAE.

twofour54 will sponsor the twofour54 emerging Filmmaker Award. The winner will receive the following:

  • Equipment support for 3 days (cameras, sound & lighting Kit)
  • 2 days in a twofour54 editing studio with an in-house professional editor
  • Internship on a twofour54 production

Thanks again to all our partners and sponsors for their support!

Our 2018 Jury Members

We are very happy to announce our nine professional industry judges for this year’s ZUMEFF; a former BBC Newshour host, a renowned Arab film producer, the Senior Channel Manager from MBC, the head of the Doc Corner at Cannes and many more …

Narrative Jury: Owen Bennett-Jones, Talal Al-Muhanna and Özge Calafato – more info here

Documentary Jury: Lina Matta, Pierre-Alexis Chevit and Hana Makki – more info here

Animation Jury: Ahmed Al Mutawa, Nassma Al Bahrani and Ahmad Saleh – more info here