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Experts call for developing Arab film industry

November 28th, 2012 - A number of film industry experts in the UAE, and the world at large, recommended developing the Arab film industry, as well as supporting Emirati cinema. This came in a discussion panel that was hosted yesterday morning at Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC), and it has been attended by a number of media figures, including Jamal Al Sharif, director Dubai Studio City (DSC) and Mohammed Al-Otaiba, head of Image Nation Abu Dhabi.


Panel debates growth in cinema

November 28, 2012 - The Dubai Press Club (DPC) on Tuesday hosted an incisive panel discussion as part of Content Exhibition 2012 seeking to examine the slack witnessed in the Middle East’s film and television production landscape and identify key drivers that boost the growth of the film industry and talent.


Dangling Tom Cruise 1,700 feet over Dubai for 'Mission: Impossible'

December 11, 2011 - Big-budget action blockbusters usually boast over-the-top sequences that demand the audience suspend their disbelief — we have to buy the reality.


Dubai’s persistence starts to bear fruit

September 11, 2012 - Unlike other filming destinations in the Middle East that are confident of their resources, Dubai has taken a different approach when promoting itself as a filming location.


Dubai Film Festival Sets Red Carpet Galas for 'Wadjda,' 'Bekas'

March 12th, 2012 - Ground-breaking Saudi filmmaker Haifaa Al Mansour and debut feature filmmaker Karzan Kader will each have gala screenings for their movies during the upcoming Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF).