Comedy Content Creator Program - New Media Academy


For the first time, in cooperation with the American Film School and the University of Southern California, the Comedy Content Creator Program is launched!

Workshop at a Glance!

  • A five-day workshop in Dubai for 20 emerging Emirati & Arab comedy influencers.

  • The workshop led by American experts will focus on building a comedy brand and following across social and digital media platforms.

  • The goal is to help the participants understand strategies for short form ‘viral’ comedy and building a brand and following on social media.

Meet the Instructors

Elizabeth Polans

Elizabeth Polans is a media expert with over a decade of experience in the digital and television space during which time she has advised and worked with A-list talent

 and major media conglomerates.

She is a producer with a successful track record of projects including an Emmy-nominated short form series and several digital series that accumulated millions of views per episode.

Elizabeth graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in Radio/Television/Film and English, and now serves as a board member for the alumni-networking group the Northwestern University Entertainment Alliance.

Eman Morgan

Eman Morgan is an Egyptian American comedian that is one of the hottest and funniest middle eastern stand-up comedians today. His high energy performance and storytelling material is truly a one-of-a-kind act.

Based in New York, he loves interacting with all audiences and bases his material off life experiences with English and Arabic humor.

He’s made guest appearances in the series, “Ask Bassem”, featured in Showtimes “Bridging The Gap” and the documentary “Just Like Us”.

In addition to headlining comedy clubs, comedy festivals, colleges and galas throughout the states, he’s also performed internationally in Dubai, Jordan, Doha and Bahrain.

Are You Eager to Join?

The program is free and seats are very limited! All participants will receive accredited certificates from the New
Media Academy, University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts and the U.S. Consulate General Dubai to the UAE.

Fill in the form to register today!

Comedy Content Creator Program






Content Creation


Emirates Towers, Youth Hub

Total required effort

30 hours total


18 Dec 2022 - 22 Dec 2022


11AM-5PM (Sunday), 4PM-10PM (Monday-Thursday)




Certificate upon completion of Program

The successful completion of the program will grant you a professional certification from New Media Academy. The certificate is KHDA accredited.

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