Day 2 – Friday 7th April
MBC2 MEET THE STARS PHOTO SESSION
Liam Cunningham 12.30 - 14.00
Kane 14.15 - 15.15
Anthony Mackie 15.30 – 17.45
Greg Grunberg ------------------
Cas Anvar 18.00 – 19.00
Pooja Batra 20.00 – 21.00
MBC MEET THE STARS SIGNING SESSION
Kane

13.15 – 14.15

Greg Grunberg 13.00 – 14.30
Liam Cunningham 15.00 – 16.45
Cas Anvar 15.00 – 16.45
Pooja Batra 18.00 – 19.00
Anthony Mackie 18.15 – 20.00
Tarek & Mohammad Al Aribi 20.00 – 21.00
NOVO IMAX CINECLUB
14.00 – 15.00 Flying High – Anthony Mackie
Hear from the Falcon himself! With an eclectic and highly successful career, Anthony Mackie will talk to his fans in the Middle East right here
15.15 – 16.15 The Man of Many Faces – Greg Grunberg
He’s been in shows and movies any geek would die for, and he’s a geek and a superstar. Meet Greg Grunberg and try to read his mind, wait you won’t have to, he’ll tell it all!
16.30 – 16.45 Valerian Exclusive Sneak Peek
See the new trailer and additional materials of the upcoming movie, Valerian, before everyone else, only at MEFCC!
17.00 – 18.00 Welcome to His Nightmare – Kane
The Big Red Monster, Kane is even bigger than he appears on screen! With a wrestling career spanning decades with fans from all walks of life, he’ll have some tales to tell!
18.15 – 19.15 Middle Eastern Heroes
They’ve published work here and internationally ranging from sci-fi to fantasy. Meet Nadia Tabarra, Rehan Khan, Yasmine Mehio and more as they discuss what it means to be a hero in this day and age
19.30 – 19.45 Valerian Exclusive Sneak Peek
See the new trailer and additional materials of the upcoming movie, Valerian, before everyone else, only at MEFCC!
20.00 – 21.00 Gaming in the Region with U-Turn
Get some crazy insight from gaming aficionados and reviewers from the Arab world
21.00 – 22.00 FOX Screening – Outcast
Be the first to see the latest episode of this supernatural thriller before anyone else!
WORKSHOPS

Workshop Room 1

13.00 Character Building: Write your Hero with Nadia Tabbara
Find out how can you make any hero come to life with writing tools you can use to make your characters more believable and relatable
14.00 Get your Comic Book Published
Khalid Bin Hammad has gone from an idea to a full fledged creative and animation studios working for some of the biggest brands around – get some insight into how, right here!
15.00 The Art and Craft of Storytelling – Rehan Khan
Storytelling is harder than it looks. Luckily Rehan Khan is here to tell you all about writing an engaging story and capturing your audience. Bring your notebooks and make sure to note down all the pointers!

17.00 Launch your YouTube channel - with Dubai Film and Television Commission
Thabit Al Mawaly takes you through the ins and outs of what it means to create a channel that is unique and will get you recognised!


Workshop Room 2

13.00 Manga Fusion – Yishan Li
Is Manga your style? Then use the opportunity to learn from the professional artist, Yishan Li, who will give you all the tips and tricks of creating stunning and original Manga art.
14.00 Throwing Your Voice – Cas Anvar
If you’re a gamer, you have most probably heard Cas Anvar’s voice in the best-selling video game, Assassin’s Creed, where he voiced Altair. Now he is ready to give you advice on how to become a voice actor. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn from the master of his trade.
15.00 Cosplay with Nicole Marie Jean
Whether you have just taken your first steps in the cosplay world or have already participated in a few cosplay competitions, professional cosplayer Nicole Marie Jean, who has won and judged numerous cosplay competitions, will have some valuable advice for you.
16.00 Film Directing – Faisal Hashmi
Faisal Hashmi is a award-winning UAE-based independent filmmaker with a number of award-winning short films and branded content under his belt. He will be teaching you all the basics you need to know to get started in the field of cinematography.
17.00 Get Produced – Sunny Vachher & Vincent Tran
Dreaming of your movie or TV series idea getting produced? Then you’ll definitely be wanting some valuable pointers from Sunny Vacher and Vincent Tran, the industry experts, who can give you insights into getting it done in this competitive world!