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Picture Perfect

Arab Telemedia Group has upped its game in the regional television market, with an incremental investment in FilmLight’s colour management techniques for its drama production. BroadcastPro ME takes a look at how the solution helps the media company produce more high-quality 4K dramas Arab Telemedia...

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Striking a chord

Mai Masri’s 3000 Nights has been travelling to film festivals around the world and has managed to strike a chord with audiences worldwide with its heart-rending account of life in a Palestinian prison. The filmmaker speaks exclusively to BroadcastPro ME about the story behind the film Palestinian...

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Geared up for action

The production of the annual Dubai Ramadan Forum was carried out differently this year, using smartphones and GoPro cameras in addition to traditional gear. In an exclusive interview with Vibhuti Arora, Flicker Show Productions shares how it used different tools to create a more engaging viewing...

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The call of the sea

UAE-based filmmaker Moe Najati’s documentary chronicles the traditional Emirati fishing method Daghwah, which is now on the decline. Vibhuti Arora brings you some highlights of the film  Moe Najati’s recent documentary, Daghwah, documents a traditional Emirati fishing method and the community...

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Taste of Egypt

Popular Egyptian comedy series Assad Allah Masaoukm’s director Ramy Rizkallah speaks exclusively to BroadcastPro ME about the award-winning show and his experience of shooting with the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K Assad Allah Masaoukm recently received the Best Comedy Series award in the Middle...

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Triggering a digital revolution

The Arab region has seen a massive surge in the production of digital content for online platforms, which are increasingly competing with satellite TV. Vibhuti Arora speaks to Egyptian MCN Diwan Vidoes on how online content is breaking new ground The Arab region has experienced a revolution of...

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A Small Section of the World

Award-winning filmmaker Lesley Chilcott was in Dubai recently to present her latest documentary, A Small Section of the World, which will premiere on OSN’s Sundance Channel in February 2015. BroadcastPro ME brings you an exclusive interview with the film’s director When asked what makes a film an...

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Celebrating film with DIFF

The impact of technology on filmmaking, changing audience behaviour and the future of Gulf films were some of the trending topics at the 11th edition of the Dubai International Film Festival. We bring you a report  The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) showcased regional as well as...

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Filming the Future

Abu Dhabi, The Capital documents Abu Dhabi’s journey to modernity. In an exclusive interview with the film’s producer, Beno Saradzic, BroadcastPro ME finds out how the project used high-security, sensitive locations to tell the emirate’s story Capturing a city’s growth can be a challenge...

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Sea of light

Emirati filmmaker and poet Nujoom Al Ghanem’s latest documentary, Sounds of the Sea, opened at the Abu Dhabi Film festival to critical acclaim. The film offers a peek into the little-known world of local fishermen and their musical renditions For Emirati filmmaker, Nujoom Al Ghanem, making films is...

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Big plans for small screens

TV drama is a fast-evolving genre in the MENA region, and increasingly viewed as a major revenue generator. With their eye on a larger share of the pie, leading broadcasters are now investing more to produce international-standard drama series. Vibhuti Arora and Vijaya Cherian explore the rise of...

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Striking Gold at Cannes

The ‘Du Tuesday’ ad campaign won the UAE’s first ever Gold at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2014. Executive Producer Manasvi Gosalia tells Vibhuti Arora about the groundbreaking success of the campaign It was a moment of glory for the UAE ad film industry when a homegrown ad...

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Girl power

An all-girls team from Secondary Technical School’s media cluster created a web series, right from scripting to editing. Some members of the team spoke to Vibhuti Arora about their experience  There was a different kind of buzz around the end-of-term assignment for the media students at...

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Shooting RAW

Dubai-based filmmaker Amir Endalah recently shot a corporate video using the Sony PMW-F55. He shares his experience with BroadcastPro ME Amir Endalah is an avid filmmaker who likes to test different cameras. He recently shot in 4K using the Sony PMW-F55. This was his first experience in shooting...

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Reaching out

Dubai-based filmmaker Wassim Beydoun made a documentary on thalassaemia using a Sony NEX- FS700. In an exclusive interview with Vibhuti Arora, the filmmaker talks about his experience of working on the medical documentary Ismi – My Name Is Wassim Beydoun’s Ismi – My Name is, is a documentary about...

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Pocket Champ

A Dubai-based production team created a special rig for a POV shoot with the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera for a promo. Director Omar Abbas gives us an exclusive first-hand account of his experience filming with the camera The shoot Alchemy Films, a Dubai-based production house, contacted me to...

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Making a Difference

A TV series documenting the work of the Make-A-Wish Foundation went on air this Ramadan. The 30-episode series showed an episode every day on Abu Dhabi TV during the holy month. Vibhuti Arora brings you the details The UAE chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation grants the wishes of children who...