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    Amman Filmmakers Cooperative November 4, 2007 1) Audiovisual Workshops For Remote Communities 2) Jordan Short Film Festival 07 Goes on National Tour 3) First
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      Amman Filmmakers Cooperative

      November 4, 2007

      1) Audiovisual Workshops For Remote Communities
      2) Jordan Short Film Festival '07 Goes on National Tour
      3) First Part of Scriptwriting Workshop Completed

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      1) Audiovisual Workshops For Remote Communities

      (AMMAN, November 3, 2007) The Amman Filmmakers Cooperative has
      concluded a series of workshops part of the Hope Films initiative
      sponsored by the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation.

      Special thanks to Rabee Zureikat of the Zikra Initiative and Razan
      Abdelhaq of the Ruwwad Community Center for providing logistics
      support and hospitality for participants of workshops.

      The workshops were aimed at imparting basic audiovisual communication
      skills for the benefit of selected groups from disadvantaged
      communities in Jordan or those who work in support of those communities.

      Related links:

      Hope Films Workshops Concluded
      http://ammanfilmmakers.alif.com/nov-03-07-hopefilms.htm

      Hope Films Launched
      http://ammanfilmmakers.alif.com/may-11-07-hopefilms.htm

      Zikra Jordan (under construction)
      http://ZikraJordan.org

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      2) Jordan Short Film Festival '07 Goes on National Tour

      (AMMAN, November 3, 2007) The Jordan Short Film Festival '07 has started its national tour with focus on remote and disadvantaged communities. The first screening was held at the Jordanian Dead Sea community of Ghour Mazra'a.

      The festival screenings were preceded by filmmaking workshops part of the Hope Films initiative.

      The children short film screenings program was provided by Nadira Ardjoun based on a selection of films from the Clermont-Ferrand Int'l Short Film Festival.

      The JSFF'07 festival is held under the patronage of the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and organized by the Amman Filmmakers Cooperative. The festival is sponsored by the Abdulhameed Shoman Foundation, Toyota-Corolla, Goethe Institute. The tour is sponsored by the Zikra Initiative.

      Related links:

      JSFF'07 Goes on National Tour
      http://ammanfilmmakers.alif.com/nov-02-07-jsff-tour-ghour.htm

      Jordan Short Film Festival
      http://JordanFilmFestival.com

      Clermont-Ferrand Int'l Short Film Festival
      http://www.clermont-filmfest.com


      Zikra Jordan (under construction)
      http://ZikraJordan.org

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      3) First Part of Scriptwriting Workshop Completed

      The first part of an intensive scriptwriting workshop for feature
      films was held for independent filmmakers in Amman covering
      introductory topics such as script subject, characters, setup, plot
      points, scenes, basic budgeting considerations, production management
      issues, and formatting.

      The participating filmmakers have feature film projects in the
      development stage.

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