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.
ROME – Silvio Berlusconi has been voted out of parliament by the Italian Senate, following his conviction in August for tax fraud in a case pertaining to Hollywood movie deals done by his Mediaset TV…
ROME – U.S.-based directorial duo Daniel Garcia and Rania Attieh ("OK, Enough, Goodbye") are among winners of the second edition of the Venice Film Festival's Biennale College initiative, which will…
Spanish arthouse distributor-exhibitor Golem Cinemas has won the Best Entrepreneur of the year nod awarded during their annual confab by the EU-backed Europa Cinemas network of exhibitors which…
ROME -The Dubai International Film Festival has forged a partnership with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences that will involve an AMPAS delegation attending the fest's upcoming 10th…
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