Eligibility criteria for entering the filmmaking competition are simple and straightforward. Please read them below and check your eligibility before commencing the filmmaking journey.

  • Entry to the filmmaking competition is open only for licensed schools in UAE. Whether Public or Private, all schools are invited to participate.
  • Students can participate and submit films only through schools.
  • Young people studying in Year 6 (or as some schools call it - Grade 6) to Year 13 (or Grade 13) are eligible to participate through their respective schools.
  • Students whose parents and/or siblings are employed by CIFF, any of our partners or sponsors are not eligible to participate in this competition.
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