Not long ago, Egypt's domestic film market was the envy of the Middle East.
The financial crisis, rising production costs and rampant piracy have packed a wallop to the Middle East's longstanding film hub, dropping the number of productions from nearly 60 in 2006 down to…
With Abu Dhabi now firmly established as a presence in Hollywood, the emirate is turning its attention to its home turf, which it hopes to make into a hot spot for international shoots and an…
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
The Equalizer1Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$40.7M Sony / Columbia 22.26%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$60.2M Fox 29.30%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$862,914 Cumulative:$18.9M Focus 17.65%
If Dubai catches cold, does neighboring Abu Dhabi get a sniffle?
Over the past three years, the oil-rich emirate of Abu Dhabi -- once virtually unknown within the entertainment biz -- has emerged as a source of funding and a center of operations for key segments…
Abu Dhabi Media Co. has tied up with Endemol Sport to launch HD English Premier League channels in English and Arabic.
In a move that indicates Abu Dhabi's rising prominence as a global media and entertainment brand, the Middle East Film Festival has been renamed the Abu Dhabi Film Festival and launched a $500,000…
The Gulf Film Festival closed Wednesday, with the Iraqi Kurdish film "Kick Off" nabbing the feature prize.
The BBC is pushing Arabic drama onto the Web -- five frantic minutes at a time.