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Dubai Customs takes Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) into serious consideration through firmly combating the smuggling of counterfeit and fake goods and products and all that threatens public health and safety of the local community and the Emirati people or violates producers and trademark owners' rights.
For more information, visit: http://www.dubaicustoms.gov.ae
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Dubai Film & TV Commision (DFTC) strives to establish Dubai and the UAE as the premier filming destination for local and around the globe productions. It assists productions in Dubai by serving as a one-stop shop for producers, crews and filmmakers to ensure that filming in Dubai is as easy and efficient as possible.
For more information, visit: http://www.filmdubai.gov.ae
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VOX Cinemas provides a world-class cinema experience to moviegoers who value both quality and luxury. VOX Cinemas have 97 screens across nine locations in the United Arab Emirates, providing the Middle East's most innovative and customer-focused cinema experience. VOX Cinemas is owned and operated by Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas, which is the cinema arm of the wider Majid Al Futtaim Ventures group of businesses.
For more information, visit http://uae.voxcinemas.com
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Nikon is the name trusted by millions of photographers around the world. With their cutting-edge innovations and relentless pursuit of quality, Nikon is the global leader in digital imaging and optics. In the Middle East & Africa, Nikon markets and distributes consumer and professional DSLRs, NIKKOR optics and COOLPIX digital cameras.
For more information, visit: http://www.nikon-mea.com
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Greentech's vision is to relentlessly assist our clients create and preserve sustainable value of IT using our core principles of, Integrity & Transparency, Leadership & Humility and Teamwork & Commitment. Having established in 2009, it has grown to over 50 high-skilled motivated resources who are on a mission to establish Greentech as a partner of choice by applying collective knowledge to the advantage of their clients while building upon their brand image.
For more information, visit http://www.greentechict.com
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Mai Dubai is a high quality Bottled Drinking Water Low in Sodium with a balanced blend of Healthy minerals. It is produced in a best in class facility which has recently been awarded the highest grade ever achieved in food safety (grade A) by the Dubai Municipality. Often described as smooth, light and refreshing, it has become the water of choice for the discerning passengers of Emirates Airline. Being different has been at the heart of the company that's why the red colour has been a core-branding element, and differentiation can bee seen through the company's packaging, bottle design and advertising campaigns.
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Founded in 1965, the SUBWAY® chain has been committed to helping customers live a healthier and active lifestyle by providing easy access to fresh vegetables, detailed nutrition, and dietary information. The chain opened its first branch outside the US in Bahrain in 1984 and has since then expanded to over 600 outlets across the Middle East & Africa region including 160 restaurants in UAE. Since 1965, SUBWAY® owners have been dedicated to offering customized made-to-order sandwiches on freshly baked bread with a wide range of better-for-you options. The SUBWAY® chain is the world's largest restaurant brand, with more than 44,000 restaurants in 110 countries.
For more information, visit http://www.subway.com
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Avid delivers the industry's most open, innovative and comprehensive media platform. Avid's industry leading solutions include Pro Tools®, Media Composer®, ISIS®, Interplay®, and Sibelius®. Avid's digital audio and video solutions continue to revolutionize the art of creative storytelling, and have earned us hundreds of awards, including two Oscar® statuettes, a Grammy®, and 14 Emmys®.
For more information, visit http://www.avid.com
CIFF has been conceptualised and organized by The Film Studio, an Events Management and Film & TV Production company. It has a formidable team of professionals from diverse backgrounds who are passionate about filmmaking for children. The team includes Producers, Directors, Screenwriters, Actors, Cinematographers, Editors, Website developers, and even Psychologists.
For more information, visit: www.thefilmstudio.ae
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Holiday Inn - Al Barsha, set in the heart of New Dubai Holiday Inn Dubai – Al Barsha is a perfect blend of contemporary design and classic elegance. The hotel has 309 rooms including a Club Lounge dedicated exclusively for Club guests with private check-in & check-out services, the hotel offers a wide variety of conference venues equipped with state-of-the-art technology.
For more information, visit: www.hialbarshadubai.com
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European Independent Film Channel (EuroIFC) screens the best independent films from around the world. Running in conjunction with ÉCU -The European Independent Film Festival the channel exemplifies independent cinema at its very best. EuroIFC is a platform for original, cutting-edge films made by incredibly talented and creative indie filmmakers. If you are looking for original, thought-provoking and entertaining cinema that isn't tainted by sheer commercialism this is the place. We promise you outstanding creativity and powerful story-telling!
For more information, visit: www.euroifc.com
The Sydney International Festival of Films by Children (KidzFlicks) is an annual celebration of films by children 12 years of age and younger. Cinema screenings are $1 per ticket and in other venues are free. There is no fee to enter the film. The screenings offer children the chance to share their work with the community, connect with their peers, experience work from other child filmmakers and win some wonderful prizes and awards!
For more information, visit: www.bardicstudio.com.au
MICE by El Mussol is a new festival dedicated to children and young people. It is an International Exhibition of Educational Cinema (MICE) driven from the Cultural Association Jordi el Mussol and the collaboration of other entities, a great challenge for the difficult times that we are living nowadays.
For more information, visit: www.jordielmussol.com
Lola Kenya Screen is an audiovisual media festival, skill-development programme and marketing platform for children and youth. It operates out of the Great Lakes and Horn of Africa region that is better known as eastern Africa.
For more information, visit: www.lolakenyascreen.org
Seattle Children's Film Festival
Produced by Northwest Film Forum, the 11-day extravaganza celebrates the best and brightest in international cinema for children, featuring live performances, animation, features, shorts and hands-on education workshops, all crafted with care for the next generation of movie lovers.
For more information, visit: www.childrensfilmfestivalseattle.nwfilmforum.org
International Film Fest Bologna
Dedicated to an adolescent audience ages 13 to 20, this festival is a true beehive of new ideas, a virtual trip around the world through very varied films and using many disciplines which unite visual arts, new technology, and television productions. The jury is made up of 50 students from high schools and Universities.
For more information, visit: http://www.youngabout.com/
International Youth Film Festival
The festival aims to develop didactic and educative values and one of its most remarkable objectives is to promote and stimulate the creativity of students through the production of audiovisual works.
For more information, visit: http://plasenciaencorto.com/