Dubai Technology and MediaFree Zone Authority (DTMFZA) has appointed Abdulhamid Juma as deputy director general.

As part of his role, Juma willsupervise overall management of the Dubai International Film Festival. He isone of the festival's founders.

From 2002-2005, he was CEO of Dubai Media City.

The 2006 Dubai International FilmFestival will run Dec 10-17.