Saudi Film Commission Partakes in 80th Venice International Film Festival

The Saudi Film Commission will participate in the 80th Venice International Film Festival, which will take place from August 30 to September 9 in Venice, Italy.

The participating Saudi delegation will be headed by Film Commission CEO Eng. Abdullah Al-Eyaf.

The commission will host a group of international experts in a panel discussion titled “Challenges and Solutions to Marketing Non-English Films to a Global Audience” during its participation in the round-table meeting.

The commission will also promote a campaign for the Saudi film industry’s notable success and development in this vital and creative field.

The Film Commission seeks to consolidate its presence and relationship with international filmmakers through dialogue sessions and bilateral meetings and to promote incentive programs to attract and encourage international film productions to film in the Kingdom’s unique terrain.

Venice International Film Festival is the first film festival in history and one of the three most prominent international festivals currently; it hosts and honours the most prestigious and famous figures in the film industry.

Source: Saudi Press Agency