CINEMENA is a cultural crossroads where art and film lovers from the region, and the rest of the world, gather to share ideas, technology and techniques. Whether you are a director, producer, cinematographer, distributor, influencer, photographer, content creator, journalist or just have a passion for watching movies, This three day Event will immerse you in the beauty of the craft of creating content, surround you with kindred souls and leave you energized with a fresh new perspective.

About us

CINEMENA is presented by Dubai Studio City and in5, a purpose-built business community providing a complete ecosystem for the film, TV, music and other entertainment forms, facilitating all stages of production and broadcast. It has already hosted both Hollywood and Bollywood blockbusters, as well as nurturing the region’s burgeoning production growth. Dubai Studio City also boasts the largest sound stages in the Middle East to complement cutting-edge production and post-production equipment.

The Program

CineMENA includes:

  • Workshops
  • Networking sessions
  • Content creation competitions
  • Events
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People Choice Recognition

Honoring winners of the following categories 

  • Short Film
  • Short Documentary
  • Music Video
  • Year of Tolerance Short Film
  • Image of the Year


Brought to you by
Strategic Partner
Media Innovation Centre
Workshops Partner
Industry Partner


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