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Road Stars

A TV show about cars for car lovers premiered last month on OSN. Claimed by the producers to be a one-of-a-kind series, Put Your Car on TV is a home-grown show fully produced, shot and edited in Dubai. Vibhuti Arora brings you the details Dubai’s penchant for exotic cars is a well-known fact. It is...

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Going places

A first-of-its-kind travel show that takes an Emirati idea to the world, Peeta Planet has been drawing a constant following right from the day it launched on Dubai One. BroadcastPro ME caught up with the men behind the social media travel show to learn more When Peeta Planet first aired on Dubai...

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All in a day’s work

In an exclusive interview with Vibhuti Arora, Australian-Iranian director Pegah Ghaemi talks about the pleasures and challenges of shooting in ‘real’ locations Filmmaker Pegah Ghaemi doesn’t watch a lot of films. The reason – she does not want to colour her vision with other people’s ideas. For...

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Natural history content

Wildlife filmmaker Jonathan Ali Khan explains why regional broadcasters must invest more in natural history content in the Arab world The resistance from regional broadcasters to produce good natural history content and consequently, the slow progress being made in environmental education, in...

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Syrian drama at home in Abu Dhabi

Syria’s political turmoil is no deterrent for the flag bearers of the nation’s popular drama production industry. Tapping into the surging demand, the content creators shift base to Abu Dhabi to continue providing quality content to the Arab world, says Vibhuti Arora Twofour54 intaj’s studio in...

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Coming of age

Encouraged by training, government-funded incentive schemes and exposure through film festivals in the UAE, more Emiratis are taking to filmmaking. BroadcastProME speaks to two Emirati filmmakers whose works were screened at this year’s Gulf Film Festival Aisha Abdullah made an early yet gradual...

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Karim Goury

Paris-based actor-director, Karim Goury talks about The Man Inside, an experimental documentary. The 50-minute autobiographical film is shot entirely in a hotel room in Kuwait City   When did you start making films and why? I started dabbling in filmmaking 20 years ago, with art videos while I...

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Locally produced animation airs on Cartoon Network Arabic

Driver Dan’s Story Train has started airing on Cartoon Network Arabic’s preschool block, Cartoonito. Known in Arabic as Captain Karim wa Qitar Al Hekayat, Driver Dan’s Story Train is an original Arabic adaptation fully produced by Blink Studios – a UAE-based animation and production company and a...

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On Location at Dubai Creek

Armed with a small camcorder, filmmaker and academician Tim Kennedy goes every week to Dubai Creek to capture the sights and sounds there. In an exclusive interview with BroadcastPro ME, Kennedy and fellow colleague Zlatan Filipovic discuss the making of The Floating Life of Dubai Creek and its...

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DIFFERENT STROKES

From strategic outreach programmes across the region to partnering with global film institutions, the DIFF team has played a significant part in putting Arab cinema on the global map The ninth edition of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), held from December 9-16, 2012, screened 158 films...