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Call for registrations to Cinema Box - Designing a platform for film exhibition

United Arab Emirates Architecture News - Dec 25, 2019 - 13:23   3691 views

Call for registrations to Cinema Box - Designing a platform for film exhibition

A room of audience erupts into a fit of giggles as a comical tramp with a short mustache, wearing a suit and tall hat slips on a banana peel. The couple embrace as the man makes her stand on the railing of the ship, grabs her arms and extends them out. "I'm flying" she says, as people swoon in unison over their romantic harmony and impending tragedy.

Cinema is one of the biggest cultural activities in the world. An art form with biggest influence, budget and widespread connectivity. Inducing emotions and crafting perspective, as it grows to be a visual medium connecting world as we know today.

Films are essentially a communal experience where people shared a dialogue and society interaction prospered. But with time, public exhibition of films is slowly disappearing. But with time, public exhibition of films is slowly disappearing.

In the century of ‘clip thinking’ a platform is needed where people can watch and enjoy films. A meeting place that encourages conversations and dialogue between people. On a macro scale, a space that helps in reaffirming contextual identity and brings the city in frame.

Brief: To design a convention center for cyclic film enthusiasts, where the focus is on viewing and building dialogue through cinema.

Judges
To be announced.

Timeline

Launch December 18, 2019
Registration closes: May 1st 2020
Submission Deadline: May 12th 2020
Public Voting begins: May 22nd 2020
Public Voting ends: June 12th 2020
Result Announcement: June 22nd 2020

Prizes

Prize pool of worth 20,000$
First Prize: 5000$ (For students and professionals)
Runner Up: 6 x 1100$ (For students and professionals)
People’s Choice: 4 x 600$ (Open for all)
Honorable Mention x 12: 500$ Each

Eligibility and Guidelines can be seen from here

Download the competition information here.

Top image courtesy of UNYT

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