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Saudi Film Commission Highlights Successes in 2023

Tue, 01/23/2024 - 12:21 -- Nick Dager

The Saudi Film Commission has recently organized a virtual open panel titled “Saudi Films at the Box Office,” shedding light on the performance of the Saudi box office and the influence of Saudi films on both local and global platforms. Noteworthy discussions revolved around the significant reduction in cinema ticket prices, signaling a remarkable shift as they are no longer the highest in the region, with average prices decreasing by more than 16 percent compared to the previous year, according to a report by Saudi Gazette.

Alamiya Acquires Lyra Pictures

Mon, 10/09/2023 - 09:41 -- Nick Dager

Alamiya has announced the acquisition of Lyra Pictures in its latest expansion into the cinema and media industry by the Saudi entertainment company. The newly formed partnership, which the companies say is transformative, marks a significant step toward the development of film production in the region.

Advanced Media Trading Launches CineSeason in Saudi Arabia

Mon, 09/25/2023 - 08:33 -- Nick Dager

CineSeason, an immersive two-day event taking place October 6-7 in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is designed to provide aspiring filmmakers, content creators and enthusiasts with a comprehensive learning experience in various aspects of cinematic filmmaking, and the opportunity to join industry experts in discussing the latest technologies, trends and solutions in digital cinema, broadcast, and video ahead of the fourth edition of the Riyadh Season.


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