SFX

It is the first Special Effects event in the UAE and the Emirate of Sharjah. This event is aimed at providing top quality instruction and product knowledge to both beginners and experienced artists alike. This workshop provides in-depth knowledge on the importance of special effects.

 

Special effects are not new in the field of entertainments; during all stages performers use special effects to improve their character. However, it has evolved during time from just facial makeup to computer animations or photography and many other types.

 

In addition, SFX event will include Special Effects Gallery, which will contain Special Effect Makeup, Special Effect photography, Hologram, Colored Smoke, Trauma / Injury makeup … etc. There will also be many workshops, activities and seminars. For more information stay tuned.

 

Date: 10th & 11th of May 2017

Activities

Bats Cave

A mine cart will take the event’s visitors to an exceptional journey through Bats cave, where they will experience the wildlife of the caves’ animals; bats, crows, snakes…and more. The cave will have special sound and light effects to enhance the visitors experience.

Car Jumping off a Cliff

A mine cart will take the event’s visitors to an exceptional journey through Bats cave, where they will experience the wildlife of the caves’ animals; bats, crows, snakes…and more. The cave will have special sound and light effects to enhance the visitors experience.

Four Seasons Experience

4 seasons installation; with 4 partitions, each with a different season theme, temperature, and props, to create a simulation of the 4 seasons in few minutes experience.

Crime scene

Visitor will walk by actual crime scene setup in the middle of the event. The scene will be filled with clues to help the participants solve the crime.

Food Trucks

Electric Shock

@e.shock

Kono Pizza

@konopizza.uae

Paper Fig

@paperfiguae

Dukan Sandwish

@dukansandwich_uae

November Café

@novembercafe

Social Media Influencers

Alreem Saif

Date Coming to Event: 10/05/2017 Thursday

Khalid Al Ameri

Date Coming to Event: 10/05/2017 Thursday

Mthayel Al Ali

Date Coming to Event: 10/05/2017 Thursday

Mansour Al Yabani

Date Coming to Event: 10/05/2017 Thursday

Films Screening

Colorless (Kalelis)

Film Synopsis

A young girl feels unfortunate because whatever she wears, its colors fade away. One day a lost little blind girl ends up at her house. The colorless girl tells her she lives in a colorless body. The blind girl replies that she is lucky because she can see life with all its colors, but the blind girl can only see black.

Falafel Cart

Film Synopsis

An unseen falafel cart owner regains his passion for cooking, after stumbling upon an unusual flower that holds the essence of his past.

Takrir

Film Synopsis

When home appliances are interviewed.

Be The Snow

Film Synopsis

(Be the Snow) is the adventure of a pillow who runs away from home to discover the outside world. The pillow’s owner wakes up one morning to find out her pillow is missing. As the pillow confronts the dangers and discomforts of the outside, he realizes how much he misses his home, and his owner whom he loves. He finally reunites with her in a different form.

Let’s Play a Story

Film Synopsis

It is bed time, and Mum reads a story to her son Toma about a Grasshopper and an Ant. The characters in the book come to life and take us to the magical animated world of the fable. However, Toma is not happy of the way the story unfolds and decides to tell his own version on his own way!

My Strange Grandfather

Film Synopsis

A creative person often seems weird, funny and a little bit crazy. Even his friends and family do not always understand him and often feel ashamed of him, but sometimes he can create a real miracle – merely from garbage.

Imaginapped

Film Synopsis

Imaginapped is a children’s adventure about a girl whose imaginary friend gets kidnapped, so she must go on a quest to get him back. It’s a story about friendship and realizing that you can’t do everything on your own.

workshops

Hologram

  • Trainer Name: Jamila Al Mualla
  • Workshop English Name: Hologram
  • Brief about the workshop:

Heads up for the upcoming SFX workshops! Join us at the Hologram workshop daily during the event from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm and explore how images and videos can turn into 3D view using just your phone and simple materials. Don’t forget to recreate your own hologram at home!

Introduction to 3D modeling

    • Workshop is sponsored by: SAE Institute
    • Workshop English Name: Introduction to 3D modelling.
    • Brief about the workshop:

    Let’s get together for an interesting talk on 3D modeling, join the experts at SAE institute during SFX and learn the basics of 3D modelling. Join us daily during SFX at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm & 12:30 pm – 01:30 pm.

Light Painting

      • Trainer Name: Nikon
      • Workshop English Name: Light Painting
      • Brief about the workshop:

      Get creative in the dark and paint with light at our SFX event, daily from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm.

       

Nikon Creative Lighting System

    • Trainer Name: Nikon
    • Workshop English Name: Nikon Creative Lighting System.
    • Brief about the workshop:

    A photography freak? Join Nikon to learn all about the photography tricks using creative lighting. 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Daily at SFX.

Special Effects Makeup

      • Trainer Name: Amal Al Muaini
      • Workshop English Name: Special Effects Makeup
      • Brief about the workshop:

      Try out the special effects make up and learn how to create movie looks and fake scars yourself, daily from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Daily at SFX.

Special Photography Effects

        • Trainer Name: Ryan Clark
        • Workshop English Name: Special Photography Effects.
        • Brief about the workshop:

        Did you know that some pictures are not actually what they appear to be? Join us during SFX at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm to find out more about special effects used in photography, and try out the manipulated boke and colored smoke photography techniques.