The New Manager

September 11, 2014 — Leave a comment

After a very successful time at DMIM Mandy has moved on and joined the world of academia, she is now heading the Art History Department at Canadian University in Dubai.
We would like to introduce Alizée our new museum manager who is in her second week at DMIM and is relishing the challenge of developing the museum working on a strong base after over a year of existence.

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George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin visited DMIM whilst in Dubai, they particularly enjoyed our Kayser Panorama a wonderful piece of 19th century 3d entertainment! George Clooney was amazed to discover all that went on before and lead to the birth of the cinema.

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The Star

April 23, 2014 — Leave a comment

Look who signed our visitors book!

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Yes George Clooney

He found the time to visit the museum whilst in Dubai recently and he really enjoyed it!

The Competition

April 21, 2014 — 3 Comments

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We were invited by MEFCC to attend Dubai Comic Con and we organised with them a great one page comic competition inspired by the exhibits at the Dubai Moving Image Museum, the winner had is entry reviewed by Marvel’s VP of Creator Content, CB Cebulski as can be seen below!

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The competition was judged by MEFCC’s Brett Benson and artist/designer Karien Mulder during an open mike evening hosted at DMIM

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The winners were

1st place winner: Yasser Alireza, “Dhilman”

2nd place winner: Abdul Azim Al Ghussein, “The Magic Lantern”

3rd place winner: Yasmin Hamad, “Alhazen’s Real Discovery”

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SIKKA 14

March 17, 2014 — Leave a comment

We have been very kindly invited by Animation Chamber to share their house at SIKKA14, a very exciting event which we’d like to share with you, and yes as you can see on the last picture people have been queueing!

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The Competition

March 5, 2014 — Leave a comment

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Dubai Moving Image Museum and the Middle East Film and Comic Con present a comic competition for all ages. Create a one-page A3 comic and stand the chance to WIN a 3-day pass to Comic Com 2014 (April 3rd-5th), get promoted by the museum and Comic Con and have your comic reviewed by MARVEL COMICS! Visit the museum at a special rate of AED25 and get your entry. The more you visit the more you can enter!

Deadline is 26 March 2014 and the winner will be chosen at an acoustic, poetry and storytelling event from 18h30-21h30. We encourage you to dress up in our comic theme, so get creative!

PRIZES: 

The best entry will win a single 3-day pass to The Middle East Film and Comic Con. The winning one-page comic will be reprinted (X10 original copies) to A3 size and displayed at the Dubai Moving Image museum (DMIM) stall at The Middle East Film and Comic Con (April 3rd-5th) 2014. Depending on the amount of prints sold, a 15% commission will go to the DMIM and the rest of the proceeds will go to the winning artist. If the artist wishes to donate the original piece, the artwork will be framed and displayed in the DMIM. The winning one-page comic will also receive a review and critique from the Vice President of Creator Content Development of Marvel Comics, CB Cebulski.

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The School Visits

February 21, 2014 — Leave a comment

Our school program is proving very popular and we have school visits booked everyday for the next 3 weeks!

Here are some pictures of kids enjoying some of the many interactive exhibits we have throughout the museum, what a fun place!

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