The closing ceremony of the first summer school with the topic of “touristic filmmaking” was held on Shahrivar 6th. In the ceremony which was held in the Iranian National School of Cinema, Dr. Rouhollah Hosseini, the Head of the School of, and a couple of cinematic universities’ deans, the jury, and advisors of filmmaking groups were present.
The closing ceremony of the first Summer School on “touristic filmmaking” was held in the School, on Shahrivar 6th. Dr. Rouhollah Hosseini, the head of the Iranian National School of Cinema, and some of the cinematic universities’ deans, the jury, and filmmaking groups advisors attended in the ceremony.
Prior to the start of the ceremony, the students who took part at the Summer School along with the jury watched 31 three-minutes short films. Then the jury, by evaluating the films, chose the top 6 products on touristic filmmaking; two of the films shared the fifth place. The chosen works were praised and the directors were given cash prize and also the Cinema School statuette.
At the beginning of the ceremony, Rouhollah Hosseini, the Head of the Iranian National School of Cinema, welcomed the audience and then said:
“I along with the students watched all 31 films made in the School vigilantly and heedfully, and due to the shortage of time and the limited tools and facilities they faced, they could make good films with their courage and honor.”
At the end of his speech, he expressed: “Holding summer courses on filmmaking is something normal and common in the world.” He continued:
“The summer school turns the theory to the applicable action and we intended to apply and use what has learned in the classes and make it practical. In fact, we are trying to devise and draw up the international academic path for the young filmmakers. This is the major goal of holding the summer classes. I am looking forward to holding a summer course in international level with the host of the Cinema School next summer.”
Melika Saleh Sedghiyani with her film, “Li tt le” from Soore University and Ma’suma Sadaat Nabipoor with the “Heart Beat of Time” from the University of Tehran shared the fifth place and won the Appreciation Tablet along with a ten-million Rial cash prize and the Cinema School statuette.
“Comeback” a film by Pooya Batebi from Tarbiat-Moddaress Cinema University won the fourth place and received the Appreciation Tablet, a 15-million Rial cash prize and the Cinema School statuette.
Fariaba Jammoor’s “From the Police Station with Love”, from Soore University reached to the third place and received the Appreciation Tablet, a 20-million Rial cash prize, and Cinema School statuette.
“Wandering” made by Damoon Fakhari of the University of the Arts won the second place and received the Appreciation Tablet, 30-million Rial cash prize, and also the Cinema School statuette.
And “COCOON” a short film by Ali Asadi from the Soore University won the best prize. He was also given the Appreciation Tablet, a 35-million Rial cash prize and the Cinema School Statuette.
The first Summer School with the focus on Touristic filmmaking with the endeavor of the Iranian National School of Cinema and with the help of the “Teharn’s Tourism, Handicrafts and Cultural Heritage Organization” and also Marco Polo Tourism Group was held since Mordad 20th for a period of two weeks in the Soore University, and finally the best filmmakers of the summer school were distinguished.
The Students who took part in this Summer School were the ones studying cinema in the B.A and M.A. level. They were nominated by their universities. These students were given education for a period of one week by the invited instructors and then they made a 3-minutes film within a week with the help of the tutors.