As Silvio Berlusconi faces a likely acceleration of his ongoing political demise, his Mediaset TV empire looks to be on the comeback trail. But without its leader in a position of political…
DUBAI – Emmett/Furla, the film financing and production company behind Martin Scorsese’s upcoming "Silence" and actioner "The Prince," have officially opened a Dubai-based Middle East outpost…
DUBAI – Wayne Borg, Chief Commercial Officer at Abu Dhabi media and production hub twofour54 is leaving his post after six years during which the former Universal exec expanded the scope of the…
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DUBAI – The Dubai International Film Festival has become the first Middle East fest to become qualified to have its films compete in the short film category at the Oscars, just as the Academy of…
DUBAI – The 10th Dubai Film Festival kicked off Friday with Palestinian helmer Hany Abu-Assad’s powerful drama "Omar," about violence in the West Bank, a clear signal of the event’s ongoing…
DUBAI – Egyptian thesp Amr Waked ("Salmon Fishing in the Yemen") has joined the cast of Luc Besson’s "Lucy," playing a prominent role as a French cop in the English-language sci-fier alongside…
Prominent Egyptian arthouse shingle New Century Production is launching a new cash prize for budding Arab filmmakers to be given in tandem with the upcoming Dubai fest's Dubai Film Connection…
The Middle East, more specifically the Gulf region, is no longer that deep indiscriminate petro-dollar well that Hollywood, in its constant thirst for outside capital, went to during the subprime…
The Dubai Film Commission has now become a one-stop permit shop with a system of soft incentives tailored to each shoot rather than the fixed 30% production rebate launched in September by Abu Dhabi.
A decade after its launch, the Dubai Intl. Film Festival has firmly earned its leadership role among Middle East film events thanks to its unwavering drive to be international, but with an Arab core.
Seven years after its launch, the Dubai Film Market is steadily reinforcing its role as the Arab world's prime film business hub.