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…
Not long ago, Egypt's domestic film market was the envy of the Middle East.
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…
If Dubai catches cold, does neighboring Abu Dhabi get a sniffle?
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…
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.