Riding of the back of the success of its inaugural edition, and taking place in the enhancing city of Dubai, the one unique place in the world where East meets West, with close to 200 nationalities living in harmony, META Film Festival is set to be one of the world's leading film festivals.
The event is set to bring the latest blockbusters as well as independent, regional, and local productions to movie lovers for a four-day jammed packed festival from 9-12 November.
Casts and stars will accompany many of the hit releases on exclusive red-carpet appearances and after parties, with a chance for audience to interact with their favorite stars and filmmakers.
The festival will conclude with a closing party and awards ceremony on the 12th of November, which will recognize and award the best films at the festival.
Due to its location, the festival guarantees one of the most diversified audiences present at any festival, with the legendary glitz and glamour of Dubai to accompany.
META Film Market includes the following Awards:
- 3 Awards in Feature Category
- 3 Awards in Shorts Category
- 3 Awards in Debut Category
- 2 Awards in Documentary Category
- 2 Awards for Films Focused on Sustainability
- 2 Awards for Student Projects
Content submitted for consideration at META Film Festival must fulfill the following conditions:
Movies can be submitted in any language, but all movies must be subtitled in English if English not first language.
Festival is open to all movie genres.
Film lengths should be as follows:
- Full Features: Length up to 150"
- Shorts: Length up to 50"
- Documentaries: Length up to 110"
All movie completion dates submitted must be between: 2022-2023
Movie origin is global and open to everyone.
All submitted films must have been completed within 12-months of the festival date.
No movie that has had any public screening in UAE or is available on any online platform can be submitted to the festival.