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Financial fraud and filmmaking: anti-Islam moviemaker to be released from prison Thursday

to the Associated Press. Nakoula was sentenced in November to a year in federal prison for using false names ...

Editor's Choice - 26/09/2013 - 04:01 - comment 0

Million-dirham fund launched for UAE's next generation of filmmakers

that the scheme will uncover more talents such as Emirati filmmaker Nayla Al Khaja, an award-winner at the third ... chairman Abdulhamid Juma. “Valuable associations with organisations like this only help us further ... the media industry and filmmakers to promote, reinforce and enhance the cultural identity of the UAE, ...

18/04/2013 - 06:25 - comment 0

Hundreds of Qatar’s high-schoolers experience world of leadership through debate and film-making

the recently appointed British ambassador to Qatar. Dr. Brendan Hill, Associate Dean for Students ...

Press Release - 30/09/2013 - 05:36 - comment 0

Let's talk about sex! Palestinian American filmmaker touches on taboo topics

in Arab circles, Palestinian American filmmaker Suha Araj surprisingly made the audience bust up laughing ... the filmmaker. Suha Araj is a young Palestinian American woman who grew up in Ohio and now lives in New ... 2013 and won the Next Great Filmmaker Award at the Berkshire International Film Festival and second ...

26/11/2013 - 08:38 - comment 0

The show must go on: Syrian film-makers shift production to Abu Dhabi

Film-makers' creativity goes beyond borders and conflict as Syrian productions relocate to Abu Dhabi. Syria’s political turmoil ... Productions and twofour54. We are proud of this association and believe that this will encourage more ...

Editor's Choice - 11/06/2013 - 05:01 - comment 0

Beirut: The stage for intelligent filmmaking

mainstream filmmaking convention has taught us to assume, these two stories have not been unfolding ... hospital, Shihab bears witness to the misfortunes the filmmakers rain down on the three principal ... is subdued to the near-monochrome grey that audiences have come to associate with the social realist palette. ...

03/10/2012 - 09:13 - comment 0

Arab filmmakers urged to explore the possibilities of professional marketing at 4th Gulf Nights at Gulf Film Festival

filmmakers. The fourth Gulf Nights session held on the sidelines of the Gulf Film Festival highlighted the world of marketing and distribution possibilities that awaits Arab filmmakers.  Hosted every night from 12 am to 1.30 am, ‘Gulf Nights,’ attended by filmmakers, industry experts ...

Press Release - 20/04/2011 - 15:04 - comment 0

Dubai International Film Festival boosts Arab filmmakers with new prize from L’Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie

with L’Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) to assist emerging and established filmmakers in the Arab ... and established filmmakers in the Arab world. Under the new partnership, OIF will provide a €5,000 prize ... filmmaking in the Francophone countries of the Arab world is part of our efforts to cultivate as many ...

Press Release - 26/10/2011 - 08:31 - comment 0

Gulf Film Festival selects 45 filmmakers for rare opportunity to learn from renowned director Abbas Kiarostami in Dubai

Forty-five filmmakers from the Middle East and around ... Forty-five filmmakers from the Middle East and around the world have been given a rare and life-changing ... of its kind in the Gulf region, will be held from April 11 to 20 in Dubai by the Festival in association ...

Press Release - 05/04/2011 - 12:22 - comment 0

Dubai International Film Festival, Screen Institute Beirut partner to support region’s documentary filmmakers

not-for-profit association, whose objectives are to strengthen filmmaking, infrastructure, and build filmmaking ... DIFF is strengthening documentary filmmaking ... East, is strengthening documentary filmmaking in the region through a new collaboration ...

14/09/2010 - 11:40 - comment 0