Client: IWC Schaffhausen
The second day of the Dubai International Film Festival 2013 concluded Saturday evening with the IWC Filmmaker award and its jury headed by Cate Blanchett. The event was a collaboration with Swiss watch makers IWC Schaffhausen. The award went to UAE filmmaker Waleed Al Shehhi for his family drama Dolphins, written by local author and poet Ahmed Salmeen. The title beat out Kuwaiti project How I Got There by Zeyad Alhusaini, Hussein Al-Riffaei’s Bahraini feature Siege and U.S.-based film A Reverence For Spiders, by Saudi director Faiza Ambah.