Middle East filmmakers

Image Nation recognizes next gen filmmakers at Arab Film Studio awards
Hind Anabtawi, Mariam Al Awadhi and Salma Sherry were selected as the winning filmmakers of the 2018 Arab Film Studio program at an awards ceremony on 11 December.
NearEast Entertainment will help filmmakers from the region secure financing, support international studios with their MENA theatrical release and assist with publicity to ensure films from the Arab world are seen by global audiences.
Editor's Comment: A new generation of storytellers
Young people in the region are finally seeing themselves onscreen, and writers and directors now have the freedom to create content grounded in their authentic experiences.
Pyramedia hosts semi-Final round of International Emmy Awards for the ninth Year running
The judging panel addressed the media in a press conference in Dubai on Sept 8.
Pioneering Saudi movie director says keen to film back home
Fresh from shooting her first film in English, Haifaa al-Mansour plans to return to her native Saudi Arabia next month for her new project.
Image Nation's Arab Film Studio celebrates 200 festival screenings
Films created by participants in Image Nation Abu Dhabi’s Arab Film Studio have now screened over 200 times at prestigious film festivals around the globe, the latest being Ranapakhara by Swapna Kurup which screened at the Mosaic World Film Festival, Illinois.
UAE's 'Fan of Amoory' to play in six international film festivals
The feature film will be the sole representative of the United Arab Emirates in official competition at six international film festivals in Europe, North Africa and South Asia over the next year.
Arab Cinema Centre launches film & TV festival in Prague
The first edition of MAD 3ARABI will take place in Prague from October 31 to November 4.
Lebanese film wins Cannes Jury prize, multiple distribution deals
Nadine Labaki’s Capernaum won the Jury Prize at Cannes, the second highest honour awarded at the film festival.
Jeddah Film Fest gets go ahead despite protests
Criticism fails to prevent success of Saudi film competition.