CBS broke ahead of the pack in nominations for the 33rd Daytime Emmy Awards, scooping up 59 and dominating the prestigious drama and acting categories.
U2 swept through the 48th annual Grammy Awards by going five for five and forcing pop stars and rappers to be content with wins in their respective genres.
Ken Mackenzie-Forbes has been tapped to top the Production Co., a not-for-profit shingle launched in 1999 to stimulate Melbourne's performance industry.
Iranian cinema has long been the filmmaking powerhouse of the Middle East, a cinematic history that includes many international awards and a clutch of universally acclaimed directors. This year, with…
Variety scores some of the key fests in the Middle East.
Emad Adeeb doesn't do small. The hulking former journalist turned media impresario has set his sights on revitalizing Egpyt's ailing film industry as he prepares to launch the biggest budget Egyptian…
Whisper it softly, but the Egyptian film industry might be on the way back. With the selection of "The Yacoubian Building" for the Panorama section of the Berlin Film Fest, increased audiences and a…
Across the Middle East a new generation of talented filmmakers is breaking through. These talented directors -- for whom no cow is too sacred -- are raising eyebrows at home and abroad, winning…
Nadine Labaki just might be the new face of Arab cinema. Blessed with model looks, the 31-year-old director has enjoyed a charmed career.
A wife struggles to declare the death of her long disappeared husband. A little girl suffers abandonment by her idol. A young woman endeavors to tap sexual desire through art.
Only five years ago, almost any Arab film at an international festival, unless made in Egypt or Turkey, drew European funding -- but now, something is finally stirring in Arab home-grown film finance.