GET INVOLVED & CREATE BETTER WORLD | Misk Launches Interactive Platform For Discussing Future Of Technology In Saudi Arabia

Misk Academy, an arm of the MiSK Foundation established by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, launched MiSK Academy Forum1 Hour Panel Talk”, a platform for periodic discussion between a group of experts and specialists in various topics in different fields, including technology, leadership and digital media.

The aim of the forum is to facilitate the transfer of expertise and raise awareness in the field of digital media and equip youths who are interested in media with the information they need to develop the sector and the country.

The panel discussion, entitled “The Future of Animation in Saudi Arabia”, was held at Prince Sultan University and hosted by the CEO of Manga Production Essam Bukhary, filmmaker and director Ayman Jamal, whose movie Bilal was listed among of the Top 10 animation films for 2018 and designer, director and animator Malek Najjar, who directed  the series Masaamir (Nails), and Omar bin Dahlos, a painter and the art director of You Brand.

More than 100 people were in attendance, including motion graphic filmmakers and those interested in the media field. The discussion included an evaluation of local experiences, presented the challenges faced by animators and studied creative solutions to solve those problems. The panel also discussed the animation market, it future and the best schools in this field.

The MiSK Academy is working on launching a number of educational and developmental programs with the aim of training Saudi youths and equipping them with the skills they need to help the Kingdom move towards becoming a digital economy. These include technical, financial technology and creative digital media programs. So far, more than 9,000 have been trained, with the career development reaching up to 80 percent.


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CANNES, FRANCE – MAY 19: Toni Garrn attends the screening of “A Hidden Life (Une Vie Cachée)” during the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival on May 19, 2019 in Cannes, France. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)

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