When Qatari media shingle Alnoor launched a $200 million film fund last October, it became the latest of a growing number of Middle East-based players looking to enter the film biz.
While the likes of Qatar and Abu Dhabi have been relatively sheltered from the recent global economic crisis thanks in some part to their gas and oil wealth, respectively, neighboring Dubai has been…
Qatar has quickly emerged as a potential Middle Eastern film hub.
Domestic Film DAILY
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.2M Cumulative:$28.9M Sony / Screen Gems -35.29%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$586,451 Cumulative:$307.9M Disney -24.71%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$506,166 Cumulative:$17.6M Warner Brothers -28.02%
The U.K.'s biggest exhibitor is going to war with Disney over the shorter theatrical window.
Kathryn Bigelow's "The Hurt Locker" stormed the BAFTAS with six awards.
Following a robust Sundance, the deals continued to flow as buyers were in need of product.
There was good news and bad news delivered during a panel on the state of Iranian cinema held in Berlin on Wednesday.
Festgoers may have endured some particularly frosty Berlin weather this year, but the international sales market is showing encouraging signs of warming up.