Sharjah International Film Festival for Children and Youth
(SIFF) is the first ﬁlm festival in the UAE, and the region of its kind. Organized by (FUNN) Sharjah Media Arts for Youth and Children and established under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi (wife of His Highness. the Ruler of Sharjah). The festival is dedicated to enhancing the media literacy of children and young people, fostering children’s creativity and showcasing the very best in filmmaking for, by and about children and young people.
SIFF’s main vision is to is Nurture the future generation of creative artists in the field of media and films. And by doing so we believe that our objective is to form a network of talented youth by imparting knowledge and skills into the younger generation, while bringing expertise and cutting edge art forms and technologies in media arts from locally and abroad. Furthermore, focusing on promoting new media work and films made by the children and youth in the UAE, in other international film festivals and conferences.