A renovated DIFF
, Screen International's sources suggest, will be relocated from its original site at the Jumeirah Beach hotel complex to a less touristic setting, perhaps Dubai Opera House.
has established Dubai as a world-class destination in the film and content industry.
Nathalie Habib, executive producer and general manager, Blink Studios, said, "DIFF
supported our long-term strategy to further expand our mixed reality offering and become the top provider for the immersive experiences of the future.
's chairman, Abdulhamid Juma said: "Irrfan Khan is one of the greats of acting and cinema, with an array of acting credits that are testament to his incredible talents and his adaptability to play varying roles across many genres.
Samina Yusuf, HR & Volunteer Manager of DIFF
said: "Coming together to create the festival is a team effort and we couldn't do it without our incredible volunteers!
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has also changed the movie-going culture in the UAE - more people now want to watch arty films than just the usual blockbusters.
"Volunteers use DIFF
as a platform to enrich themselves with experience and get into the exciting world of events," said Yusuf.
Volunteer positions are available in all capacities, from administration, box office, ushers, red carpet and events management, to marketing and media activities, said DIFF
Leo Burnett has retained the creative advertising account for the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF
) follow- ing a competitive pitch.