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Influential companies named Partner Sponsors at DIFF 2015

DIFF will have the crucial support of sponsors from a diverse range of industries.

The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) is pleased to announce that it will be supported by a number of globally and regionally renowned companies as the Festival’s official Partner Sponsors.

Celebrating its 12th edition, DIFF will have the crucial support of sponsors from a diverse range of industries. The esteemed Partner Sponsors include Advanced Media Trading LLC, Atlas Printing Press, Attitude Enterprises, Avis, Axon Technology, Barajoun Entertainment, Carma, Cinematograph Daily, Crystal Gallery, Delongi, Global Communications Agency, ISBE, Jo Bedu, Manipal University Dubai, Mediaquest, MonViso Water, Shortlist and Uber.

Atlas Printing Press, one of the leading commercial and magazine printers in the UAE has printed DIFF’s range of film publications. Renowned for being one of the largest suppliers of broadcast, professional video and photography equipment and accessories in the MENA region, Advanced Media Trading LLC will be providing a host of top quality products for the Festival as a Partner Sponsor.

Attitude Enterprises, the leading media and fashion production group in the UAE will be the official camera crew capturing all the action throughout the Festival.

Also supporting DIFF is Barajoun Entertainment, the MENA’s leading innovative studio for animation and visual effects. Offering a diverse set of visual effects production tools, including motion graphics and character design, to help filmmakers add special effects to their productions.

In addition, the International Showbiz Expo (ISBE) known for integrating cinema and entertainment industry specialists and focusing on everything that is prior to a film being produced is also a Partner Sponsor. ISBE 2015 will host their Expo at The Dubai Film Market from the 14 – 16th December at the Madinat Jumeirah.

Offering of a wide variety of well-known print and digital media outlets, Mediaquest will inform, educate and entertain DIFF audiences with their leading titles Haya, Marie Claire Arabia and Trends magazines.

Complimenting this and delivering a bold new voice to the publishing landscape in the UAE, ShortList UAE, the new weekly regional edition of the UK-based magazine will be covering the Festival’s breaking entertainment news, as well the soon-to-be-launched film fanatic focused Arabic magazine, Cinematograph Daily which will be launching at DIFF.

Carma provides a fully integrated media intelligence solution. We deliver what matters, enabling clients across the communications industry to make informed business decisions through distribution, monitoring and analysis of all forms of local, regional and international media whether traditional print, broadcast, online or social media. We use an unrivalled mix of cutting edge technologies and experienced media measurement and analysis experts on the ground across the region to offer the most comprehensive monitoring service available and ensure all captured media content is reviewed and analyzed by a team of researchers and analysts to provide the most relevant and actionable insight.

De’Longhi, manufacturers of a wide range of kitchen and home appliances, including top of the range coffee machines and makers will be plying DIFF guests with divine, authentic Italian cappuccinos and espressos all festival long.

AXON Technology have created DIFF’s handy ticket app which allows festival goers to receive their tickets on their mobile device and also keep up-to-date with the Festival’s latest, breaking and need-to-know information.

The Global Communications Agency will be hosting the Festival’s celebrity gift suite, whilst Crystal Gallery, a prominent manufacturer of handcrafted crystal products will both be adding sparkle with their high-end luxury goods. Jo Bedu’s ultra-chic t-shirts, sweaters and zip-up hoodies will also be showcased during the 12th edition of DIFF.

Students from the renowned Manipal University Dubai (MUD) – a branch of India’s largest private university – will be lending a helping hand and gaining a once in a lifetime experience during the Festival as another Partner Sponsor.

MonViso Water, sourced straight from Monviso Mountain in the Italian Alps, will be quenching festival goers’ thirst with water all the way from the highest spring water source in Europe.

The final two Partner Sponsors are Avis, one of the world’s leading car rental companies and the globally renowned transport service, Uber. A logistical mastermind in its own right, Uber’s network of reputable drivers will be on hand to provide their services to guests in a matter of minutes.

Abdulhamid Juma, DIFF’s Chairman, said: “The DIFF team would like to thank the Partner Sponsors for their generous support at the Festival’s 12th edition. Regional and local support is essential to enhancing the prosperity of DIFF and ensuring it excels on a yearly basis. We are very grateful for the unwavering support of our Partner Sponsors for it is their contributions that help make everything we do at DIFF possible and a memorable experience for all.”
The DIFF box office is now open at www.dubaifilmfest.com. Additional information is also available through the Festival’s dedicated customer care number, 363 FILM (3456).