Aspiring screenwriters were given the opportunity to learn from award-winning Egyptian TV and film writer Dr Ashraf Mohamed at the Sharjah Media City (Shams) Scriptwriting Workshop earlier this month, in an initiative by Shams, a free-zone hub for innovation, designed to inspire and nurture creativity.
The free course is the first of numerous media courses, was a community-led initiative in-line with the strategic direction of Shams to provide world-class services and support to the media community.
Graduates, writers, entrepreneurs and individuals working in the media sector attended the workshop led by Dr Ashraf Mohamed, Head of Scenario Department in High Cinema Institute (Cairo) and received a Shams certification of participation on completion of the course.
Director of Sharjah Media City Mr Shihab Al Hammadi said of the initiative, “Shams seeks to create a community of media and cinematic production companies. This workshop is considered our first experience in blending with this community and providing it with the material that will serve them, as well as the graduates who are looking to specialize in media and film production”.
The Scriptwriting Workshop is the first in a series of free courses provided in cooperation with Shams planned During 2018. The courses are open to the media sector with no restrictions on age or emirate.