A creative directorial approach and powerful performances from non-actors are at the heart of Capernaum’s hard-hitting narrative. Read our interview with the director-producer couple Nadine Labaki and Khaled Mouzanar.
From practising medicine to making animated programmes for little children, Enas Yaqoob has come a long way in following her passion for telling stories. Here’s how she set up media production company Baby Clay in Bahrain.
The time-consuming and labour-intensive process of post-production is rarely appreciated and understood even less.
There’s never been greater demand for quality Arabic content, but are the content specialists – the production houses, distributors, commissioning editors and content producers – able to fuel that demand, and are we able to create work that can appeal to international audiences?
Experts on the production panel at the 2018 ASBU BroadcastPro Summit debated the strategy to successfully develop Arabic content.
Ahmad Ghossein’s first feature film, "All This Victory", is as much about the July 2006 war and a universal human story as it is about a Middle East film that has won a significant award at Europe's oldest film festival.
Khulud Abu Homos and Mustafa Alaidaroos are geared to experiment with every content recipe that has worked: international adaptations, content incubators, a market for pilot episodes and even crowd-funding a whole film. In conversation with the dynamic duo.
Dubai-based lecturer and filmmaker, Reshel Shah Kapoor and DoP Arith Sudhakaran speak to BroadcastPro ME about filming "God Children" in India.
The team at Seven Production was tasked with the coverage of the Saudi National Day celebrations and the production of the first ever live broadcast of the spectacular Cirque du Soleil on MBC1.
The team at the Riyadh-based production house Nebras Films, offers BroadcastPro ME a ringside view of the monumental making of "Born A King" and the potential beyond.
BroadcastPro ME speaks to Suzan Iravanian and producer Kaveh Farnam about the Iranian film and its path to finding both a domestic audience and an international platform.
Veteran filmmaker, Jac Mulder speaks to BroadcastPro ME about writing, producing and directing the woman-centric feature film "Twisted Blues".
The producers of the show of "I am a Nat Geo Photographer" - Spotlife Films Production, walk us through the nuts and bolts of creating the show.
The BBC natural history team explains the making of the first soap-style animal drama with a large ensemble of characters from the African wild.
With his debut feature film "Camera" garnering positive reviews and awards, Emirati filmmaker Abdullah Aljunaibi speaks about his ambitions to make Arab films with universal appeal.
Armed with a RED Camera and years of planning the perfect cinema debut, director Yousif Kooheji tells Supriya Srinivas how he
ensured Taffash’s box office success was not just a stroke of luck.
The panel on MENA content could not predict where the region’s next internationally successful production will emerge, but agreed that the 30-episode Arabic drama formula needs an urgent rehaul.