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  • Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Doha Gaining Prominence on Global Showbiz Map

    The Middle East, more specifically the Gulf region, is no longer that deep indiscriminate petro-dollar well that Hollywood, in its constant thirst for outside capital, went to during the subprime mortgage crisis. Instead, countries in the Arabian...
  • TV Review: 'Bonnie & Clyde'

    Anybody who saw "Bonnie and Clyde" in a movie theater has a pretty good chance of being a grandparent by now, so there's no quibble with remaking it for a next (and next) generation. Yet even if this History-Lifetime-A&E synergistic expansion -- on...
  • Yahoo Needs a Media Boss Before It's Too Late

    Imagine an NFL team without a head coach -- and the front office calling all the plays on the field. That's the current game plan at Yahoo. CEO Marissa Mayer, lacking lieutenants to develop the company's media strategy, has been personally wooing big-...
  • Shorts Helping Gulf Filmmakers Launch Feature Careers

    Just like the cities of Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha, which have sprouted from the desert in a flurry of glass and steel, the film industry in the Persian Gulf has been built from scratch. But while the cities of this region are quite literally built on...
  • Dubai Film Market the Go-To Spot for Middle East Biz

    Seven years after its launch, the Dubai Film Market is steadily reinforcing its role as the Arab world's prime film business hub, with more movies than ever -- some 400 from the Gulf region and elsewhere -- unspooling in its Cinetech video library...
  • Morocco Still a Hot Destination for Foreign Producers

    MARRAKECH, Morocco -- The local industry started developing at a faster pace in the early 2000s with the creation of the Advance on Receipts, a selective financing mechanism modeled on a French program allowing producers to collect public funds, and the...
  • Les Arcs Fest Incubates Arthouse Films With Commercial Potential

    As the market for European pure-play arthouse films continues to shrink, the fifth edition of Les Arcs European Film Festival's Arc 1950 Co-production Village will turn the spotlight on projects with mainstream appeal, while also opening up financing...
  • Qumra Doha Film Fest Sets Dates, Beefs Up Team

    The Doha Film Institute has set March 19-26, 2014, as the dates for the inaugural edition of the Qumra Doha Film Festival which will focus on first and second-time directors from around the world. The reconceived eight-day fest, which will see emerging...
  • Pictures in the News | September 27, 2013

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Los Angeles, where people find their way around Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto's nomadic sculpture at Union Station. The installation is part of Doug Aitken's “Station to Station” project, which has...
  • Emmett/Furla Films Turns 15

    Randall Emmett and George Furla have come a long way since they met rather inauspiciously 15 years ago. Emmett (above, right) had worked for Jerry Bruckheimer, ICM and Mark Wahlberg. At that point he was on his own, looking to get financing for "Speedway...
  • Chubby Dubai citizens worth their (lost) weight in gold

    The flowing robes and abayas shrouding the people of the oil-rich United Arab Emirates can’t hide the truth of a federation-wide weight problem. So the city of Dubai, famous for its opulent shopping centers and towering skyscrapers in the desert,...
  • Norwegian who reported rape in Dubai 'pardoned' but laws still target victims

    Norwegian who reported rape in Dubai 'pardoned' but laws still target victims
    A Norwegian interior designer who said she was raped by a Sudanese colleague during a business trip to the United Arab Emirates city of Dubai earlier this year has been “pardoned” from her conviction and 16-month sentence for extramarital sex,...