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The Durban International Film Festival is launching the African Metropolis Short Film Project, seven short films, filmed in seven African cities by seven African directors. The directors and…
Egyptians are hoping things settle down soon, but they are very concerned. Case in point: producer Mohamed Hefzy.
It's a startup production venture that operates like a technology incubator. Glass Elevator Media, launched early last year by biz vet Adrienne Becker with backing from private investors, is starting…
The Vineyard polishes its rep as an incubator of offbeat plays by eccentric playwrights with “Somewhere Fun,” another highwire act in twisted linguistics from Jenny Schwartz. Grande dame thesps Kate…
Egypt's Ismailia Intl. Film Festival is launching the first co-production mart dedicated exclusively to documentaries in the Middle East and North Africa. It's the first move made by its new topper…
There may be no better sign that there's a hot Internet sector brewing than Peter Chernin choosing to invest there -- repeatedly. The savvy mogul is clearly placing his bet on the leading video…
More than a year after Egypt's Tahrir Square uprising, there are signs of a creative growth spurt in what is still the Arab world's film industry powerhouse.
The Tribeca Film Festival kicks off its 2011 edition tonight with Cameron Crowe's docu about the collaboration between musicians Elton John and Leon Russell, "The Union." Rather than an exclusive…