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21/11/2011

Top films come to Cairo in 4th European Film Festival

The fourth edition of the Panorama of European Film will take place in Cairo from 23 to 29 November. In view of the the fundamental changes currently taking place in Egypt, a special section will be dedicated this year to the theme of...

Events and Festivals, Industry, Egypt

11/11/2011

Co-production in the Mediterranean: A round-table at the 33rd Montpellier CinemedCo-production in the Mediterranean: A round-table at the 33rd Montpellier Cinemed

Following the RMSU conference in Montpellier: read the full report!

How are films co-produced in the Mediterranean, what grants and institutional and private backers are there, and what are the legal or artistic constraints linked to co-production ? These are only a fraction of the issues raised at the...

Events and Festivals, Industry

03/11/2011

Doha Tribeca Film Festival boosts Arab industryDoha Tribeca Film Festival boosts Arab industry

The third Doha Tribeca Film Festival, which was wrapped this weekend, managed to attract an enormous group of guest as well as hosting a steady stream of high profile screenings, master classes and Q&As. The Doha Tribeca Film Festival (DTFF)...

Events and Festivals, Industry

31/10/2011

A Man Without a Cell Phone by Sameh Zoabi wins the Golden AntigoneA Man Without a Cell Phone by Sameh Zoabi wins the Golden Antigone

33rd Montpellier International Festival of Mediterranean Film

The Jury of the Festival, composed by Christine Boisson (actress, France), Michel Ciment (writer, critic, France), Ferrante Ferranti (photographer, author, France), Karim Gamal El-Dine (director, producer, Egypt), Jean-Paul Montanari (director of...

Industry, Palestine, Israel

24/10/2011

Cross Border Cooperation in the Mediterranean (CBCMed): two grant contracts awarded to promote the cultural dialogue and the local governanceCross Border Cooperation in the Mediterranean (CBCMed): two grant contracts awarded to promote the cultural dialogue and the local governance

JOUSSOUR and CulMe-WeOnCT to support to the artistic creativity in all its expressions to encourage dialogue among communities

Reinforcement of cooperation in the audiovisual sector is among the topics addressed by the very first standard projects funded by the EU-funded programme Cross Border Cooperation in the Mediterranean (CBCMed). Two grant contracts are awarded...

Events and Festivals, Industry

11/10/2011

..né.à Beyrouth DVD now on iTunes..né.à Beyrouth DVD now on iTunes

It’s the first time that Lebanese short films are distributed through iTunes channel. iTunes store: ..né.à Beyrouth’s now presents a selection of short films from the Lebanese Film Festival. The application contains 5 short films, including “Non...

Industry, Events and Festivals, Lebanon

07/10/2011

Participation of Mediterranean distributers at the Europa Distribution Festival in Lyon today

65 Distributers from 25 European countries and 20 international speakers will meet and discuss hot distribution matter in the Fifth Europa Distribution Annual Conference Festival in Lyon the 7th of October 2011. This event is supported by the...

Events and Festivals, Industry

06/10/2011

Image Nation restructures into Emirati and international divisionsImage Nation restructures into Emirati and international divisions

Image Nation Abu Dhabi is to split into two divisions, one focusing on local Emirati talent, the other on international relationships. Image Nation has revealed a new company structure and corporate brand. Formerly known as Imagenation Abu Dhabi,...

Industry

06/10/2011

Labaki’s Where Do We Go Now? breaks new ground in LebanonLabaki’s Where Do We Go Now? breaks new ground in Lebanon

Comedy-drama about religious tension posts biggest box office ever for an Arabic-language film. Nadine Labaki’s Foreign Language Oscar hopeful Where Do We Go Now? is blazing a trail in Lebanon after posting a 30% increase in admissions in its...

Industry, Lebanon

20/09/2011

Where Do We Go Now? and The Rai among TIFF winnersWhere Do We Go Now? and The Rai among TIFF winners

The Cadillac People’s Choice Award has gone to Nadine Labaki’s Where Do We Go Now? (pictured) about a doughty band of women determined to protect their war-torn community. Asghar Farhadi’s Berlin Golden Lion winner A Separation and Ken Scott’s...

Events and Festivals, Industry, Lebanon, Algeria