EXCLUSIVE: In a ground-breaking deal, the Kuwait National Cinema Company (KNCC) and Dubai-based Front Row Filmed Entertainment have jointly acquired worldwide rights to popular Egyptian comedian Ahmed Helmy’s next film.
Jordanian director Rifqi Assaf is in post-production on his debut feature The Curve, co-produced by Jordan’s The Imaginarium Films and Egypt’s Film Clinic.
Danish-Palestinian filmmaker Mahdi Fleifel is set to launch a crowd-funding campaign on Dubai-based platform Aflamnah this January to finance a 2015 Oscar race bid with his award-winning documentary A World Not Ours.
Director reveals inspiration behind Gravity to NFTS students.
First look at the boys on set.
There’s an elephant in the room, or indeed an elephant-sized opportunity in the cinema: ‘event cinema’ — those non-film offerings that were also formerly tagged ‘alternative content’.
Action on Hearing Loss has gotten 10,000 signatures on its petition for LoveFilm to provide subtitles for people with hearing loss.
Teaser trailer launches for superhero sequel, starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx and Dane DeHaan.
David O Russell’s drama made a brilliant late arrival this awards season.
Saving Mr Banks tells the inside story of how Walt Disney persuaded reluctant author PL Travers to let him film Mary Poppins. Sarah Cooper speaks to the film-makers about a project which, like the story, spanned Australia, the UK and Hollywood.
Acclaimed cinematographer Roger Deakins talks to Jeremy Kay about creating a brooding, wet atmosphere for Prisoners.
Belgian drama The Broken Circle Breakdown was a major European breakout in 2013. Writer-director Felix Van Groeningen tells Wendy Mitchell about making the unusual love story.
Keanu Reeves talks to Screen about his directorial debut, the joys of playing a villain and his love of martial arts in film.
Exclusive Media’s Tobin Armbrust and Simon Oakes tell Wendy Mitchell about plans to extend production strategy in the UK, making non-genre fare in addition to the company’s output through Hammer Films.
The Dubai International Film Festival (Dec 6-14) is celebrating its 10th anniversary by shining a spotlight on Arab cinema.
Dubai Film Market is expanding with an increase in exhibitors and the introduction of the Dubai Docs initiative. Liz Shackleton reports.
Websites accused of piracy have been suspended this week as part of a new initiative by police in the UK.
Warner Bros Pictures International executives have released results for the first opening day heading into this weekend’s day-and-date worldwide release of The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug.