As the market for European pure-play arthouse films continues to shrink, the fifth edition of Les Arcs European Film Festival's Arc 1950 Co-production Village will turn the spotlight on projects with…
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.
The material — with its name recognition and Southern ties — should yield a solid Nielsen haul, if likely not quite as ostentatiously as "Hatfields & McCoys."
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On Dec. 8, the U.K. film biz gathers at the British Independent Film Awards to toast the year's achievements, and Blighty's film reviewers will be among those cheering.
In three very different ways, Alex Gibney with "The Armstrong Lie," Joshua Oppenheimer ("The Act of Killing") and Sarah Polley ("Stories We Tell") have made films that question the role of…
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.
Just like the cities of Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha, which have sprouted from the desert in a flurry of glass and steel, the film industry in the Persian Gulf has been built from scratch.
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