Fortress Capital Investments, an investment firm operating in the Middle East, has announced a collaboration with Film Clinic, a production company, to set up a joint venture company to help improve standards in Arab movie making.
Fortress Film Clinic will scale up investments in the near future and the new business unit will be headed by Mohamed Hefzy, a regionally renowned producer and scriptwriter.
"We have signed three major co-production contracts with the renowned Film Clinic," said Hamed Mokhtar, managing partner at Fortress Capital Investments.
"We will work with different production companies to deliver world-class Arab productions that will stand out in the crowd both regionally and internationally."
Hefzy added: "Fortress Film Clinic will create path-breaking productions in this part of the world. It is time to take this industry to the next level, and deliver to Arab audiences productions that boast the same high standards seen in Hollywood and Bollywood projects."