OSN brings new OSN Original productions and the best of Arabic content

   OSN تقدم للمشاهدين أحدث إنتاجاتها الأصلية

 to home screens this October OSN’s exciting October line-up includes the OSN Original Production Arabic reality TV show Yalla Neta’asha, new and exclusive Turkish and Korean dubbed content, and two stunts celebrating legendary female icons Nadine Labaki and Souad Hosni Dubai, UAE – 19 October 2020:  Kick-off the month of October with OSN’s brand new Arabic Original series, ‘Yalla Neta’asha’, and critically acclaimed movies starring the ‘Cinderella of Egyptian Cinema’, Souad Hosni. Whether viewers are in the mood for non-stop laughter, a healthy debate, or a cosy night in with…

Disney animation head gives children a peek  into the world of animation films at ‘Let’s Have FUNN’ virtual workshop

Sessions on videography and photography hacks were also part of programme on the closing day of the 5-day virtual media arts event Amy Smeed, Head of Animation at the Walt Disney Animation Studios gave her young audience a glimpse into the world of animation at an online workshop titled ‘Bringing Characters to Life: Animation at Disney’, on the closing day of ‘Let’s have FUNN’, a first of its kind virtual media arts event that was organised by FUNN – Sharjah Media Arts for Children and Youth. Sharjah Media City (Shams)…

Young photographers improve skills, knowledge, and composition

 at ‘Let’s Have FUNN’ workshop Budding photography enthusiasts learnt how to get creative with their cameras at an online workashop led by Emirati photographer, Amna Hamad bin Khalaf, on Thursday, the fourth day of ‘Let’s Have FUNN’, a first-of-its-kind virtual media arts event organised by FUNN, a Sharjah-based entity dedicated to promoting and supporting media arts learning among children and youth in the UAE. From mood to lighting and message, every element of the photo tells a story, said the artist, at the session titled, ‘Basics of Photography’, held via…

Another chance for children to explore new worlds through films on final day of ‘Let’s Have FUNN’ virtual event

Three short animations will be available for viewing tomorrow (Friday) from 4 – 4.30 pm, on the event’s free streaming platform https://funn.ae/letshavefunn/ Sharjah’s virtual media arts event, Let’s have FUNN, will come to a close on Friday offering one final for children to enjoy cinema handpicked from around the globe by FUNN – Sharjah Media Arts for Youth and Children, to appeal to the imagination and taste of movie lovers, especially those up to the age of 11. Three entertaining short films will be available for free streaming tomorrow, 4…

Children learn basics of photography and colour aesthetics  at ‘Let’s Have FUNN’ virtual workshops

Two creative workshops were held on Wednesday as part of the virtual media arts event How can you learn and practise a skill like photography during this time of social isolation and physical distancing? The solution was an integral part of an online workshop titled ‘Introduction to Photography’ held yesterday (Wednesday), the third day of ‘Let’s Have FUNN’, a first of its kind virtual media arts event being organised by FUNN – Sharjah Media Arts for Children and Youth. Nikon Kids Photo Club’s Arya Chitra, who headed the workshop, advised…

‘Let’s have FUNN’ workshop teaches GIF creation for every occasion

‘Let’s have FUNN’ workshop teaches GIF creation

Free-to-attend creative workshops held as part of the virtual media arts event drew wide participation In a world where communication increasingly takes place online, the use of GIFs (graphics interchanged format) is on the rise. An online workshop titled ‘GIF Animation Design’ that was held yesterday (Tuesday), the second day of the ongoing virtual media arts event ‘Let’s have FUNN’ organised by FUNN – Sharjah Media Arts for Youth and Children, taught participants how to create GIFs for every occasion. The workshop saw active participation by its attendees, interacting enthusiastically…

Exclusive cinematic feast for young adults on fourth day of Let’s have FUNN virtual event

Exclusive cinematic feast for young adults

The well-received virtual media arts event ‘Let’s have FUNN’ will continue to bring the magic of cinema to youth in the UAE and around the globe, with five exciting short films scheduled for free streaming tomorrow (Thursday), 5 – 5.40pm. Accessible on the FUNN – Sharjah Media Arts for Youth and Children website https://funn.ae/letshavefunn/letshavefunn-screenings/, the watchlist includes a 6-minute film from Saudi Arabia, Embracing Amazement, which chronicles the journey of a family to Al-Hasa, where they find themselves enchanted by its pastoral beauty and moved by its people’s all-embracing acceptance.…

5 exciting short films await children & youth on second day of ‘Let’s Have FUNN’ virtual event

“الفنّ يجمعنا” تعرض مساء غداَ خمسة أفلام عربية وأجنبية

The films being screened tomorrow (Tuesday) on the event’s free streaming platform, https://funn.ae/letshavefunn/ are targeted at the +12 age group Young cinema lovers, it’s time to dive into a unique experience the ‘Let’s Have FUNN’ virtual event has put together for you to be able to enjoy from the comfort and safety of your homes. Dozens of unique films have been handpicked to be shown during the five-day virtual event, which began on Monday. A selection of five short films that span several genres and interesting themes have been lined…

Emirati Singer BEE Launches Latest Single “Camouflage” Addressing the Subject Of Mental Health

المغني الإماراتي Bee يطلق أحدث أغانيه “Camouflage “

 In support of World Mental Health Day, and following the success of his first three songs, Emirati singer-songwriter BEE has officially released his 4th single, “Camouflage”, with the aim of raising awareness and encouraging conversations around mental health. Inspired by BEE’s personal experiences, Camouflage takes listeners on a journey of heartbreak, triumph, and resilience. The song features a soft and soulful piano ballad accompanied by BEE’s powerhouse vocals. The lyrics focus on raw, unfiltered feelings, highlighting the gravity of mental health. Commenting on the launch, BEE, said, “Writing Camouflage was…

Dubai Comedy Festival Reveals Headliners:

Dubai Comedy Festival Reveals Headliners:

Gad Elmaleh, Michelle Wolf, Mo Amer, Ali Al Sayed, Nemr, Vir Das, Gaurav Kapoor, & Mina Liccione Dubai Comedy Festival, which takes place from 21st to 24th of October, has revealed a star-studded line-up of headliners. The jampacked line-up of global comedic talent includes Gad Elmaleh, Michelle Wolf, Mo Amer, Ali Al Sayed, Nemr, Vir Das, Gaurav Kapoor, and Mina Liccione. Don’t miss out on four days of stand-up sets, unforgettable shows, activations and non-stop laughs!  After news broke recently of its highly anticipated return – Dubai Comedy Festival has…