Winner of the Abu Dhabi Film Commission (ADFC) introduces the emirate
of Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) to the world
- Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (TDA) launches
the AED 1.2 million destination movie-
(Ras Al Khaimah, UAE – May 30, 2012) With a successful collaboration with the winner of the Abu Dhabi Film Commission (ADFC) director Jac Mulder, Ras Al Khaimah TDA is glad to launch Ras Al Khaimah movie; the new look and feel of the destination. The movie offers a glimpse of the rising emirate’s history and activities covering rich culture & heritage, local traditions, diverse landscape, natural beauty and wild life together with different adventure and sports activities, shopping malls and exclusive hotels and resorts.
Ras Al Khaimah movie was headed by the South African director Jacques Mulder, from Muddville Productions, who trained and worked in the US, France, UK and South Africa before heading to the Middle East in 2000. In 2011, he was selected by Abu Dhabi Film Commission (ADFC) among potential candidates to receive the award for best screenplay. With more than 18 years directing TV Commercials, Music Videos, Documentaries, short movies, Jac was the right candidate to head the AED 1.2 million movie showcasing this rising emirate.
Victor Louis, Chief Operating Officer of Ras Al Khaimah TDA commented: “We are happy to work together with an exclusive movie director like Jac, who was successfully able to convey our message to the visitors exploring the emirate as its best, showing the friendly environment, the relaxing atmosphere and the warm Arabian hospitality that makes our destination unique.”
Describing his experience, Jac said: “The 16 days of filming were filled with adventure, efforts and teamwork. With the support of Ras Al Khaimah TDA, we discovered more about this fantastic emirate and experienced the great hospitality of its residents. One of the highlights was meeting His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, which made the experience spectacular.”
Located only 45 minutes from Dubai International Airport with 64 kilometres of shoreline, Ras Al Khaimah offers a leisure, adventure and affordable luxury experience to its visitors with a variety of entertainment and relaxation facilities including international hotels & resorts, exclusive cuisines and world-class spas, as well as desert camps, golf courses, water sports and light aviation.