Dubai International Film Festival

Dubai International Film Festival


the brief

Work with Oxfam to coordinate bookings and maximize fundraising opportunities at the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) Gala Dinner.

the who

Oxfam, Dubai Cares, DIFF guests including Colin Firth, Naomie Harris, Kristin Davis, Mark Ruffalo and Freida Pinto.

the what

Integrated into Oxfam’s team to manage all VIP invitations and table sales to ensure key supporters attended the event.

Liaised with all stakeholders on the guest list and coordinated auction prizes and fundraising activations pre-event. On the night the urbanevents team managed all guest arrivals and seating plans. The auction was managed by urbanevents and Christie’s which included money-can’t-buy prizes plus some on the night celebrity donations including Colin Firth’s suit.

the results

$1.5 million raised for Oxfam and Dubai Cares. An incredible result after an incredible night that made us proud.

Dubai International Film Festival
Dubai International Film Festival
Dubai International Film Festival
Dubai International Film Festival
Dubai International Film Festival
Dubai International Film Festival
Dubai International Film Festival