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  • Intouchables
    Features

    Spanish cinema: counting the cost

    2013-02-14T10:51:31.32Z

    With Spanish admissions down, Juan Sarda looks at how the territory’s independent distributors are approaching the market.

  • En Solitaire
    Features

    Spanish cinema: sailing in tandem

    2013-02-14T10:51:00Z

    With Spanish film-makers increasingly looking to work with international partners, Juan Sarda explores the territory’s attractiveness as a co-producer

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    Features

    Growing up fast

    2012-11-02T19:26:00Z

    Local films are losing ground to Hollywood imports at the Chinese box office. Liz Shackleton explores how China’s production sector, still in a relatively early stage of development, is approaching the marketplace

  • the_flowers_of_war
    Features

    A change of image

    2012-11-02T19:25:00Z

    As a growing part of the global visual-effects industry, China offers more than low costs and outsourcing. Liz Shackleton reports

  • looper_04
    Features

    Rules of attraction

    2012-11-02T19:24:00Z

    China has been emerging as an exciting international partner. But with its government putting co-productions under scrutiny, could that be about to change? Liz Shackleton reports

  • Bait_3D_02
    Features

    Taking the bait

    2012-11-02T19:19:00Z

    Studio shoots may have slowed but Australia’s hot film-making talent and incentives are ensuring the territory is a sought-after international partner. By Sandy George

  • Features

    Blooming in the desert

    2012-10-11T10:02:00Z

    The introduction in 2012 of Abu Dhabi’s generous production rebate underlines the region’s ambition as an international production hub.

  • Reel Cinemas
    Features

    Big screen opportunities

    2012-10-11T10:02:00Z

    State-of-the-art multiplexes are helping to grow the Gulf box office.

  • Wadja_Toy_Store_sm
    Features

    Vision of the future

    2012-10-11T10:01:00Z

    A few years after splashy Hollywood deals put the region on the film map, the Gulf has been refocusing its efforts on building a sustainable industry - and now local talent is finding its voice.

  • doha_Katara_open_air_cinema
    Features

    The power of three

    2012-10-11T10:01:00Z

    The Gulf festivals are playing a central role in the Arab film-making renaissance.