As the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) approaches in less than two weeks, I look forward to being in Toronto for this magical celebration of some of the best films coming out of the global cinema stage.
One of the most captivating stories in cinema currently is the rapid growth of the film sector in Saudi Arabia. Celebrating five years since cinemas reopened, Saudi is out in front as the top Middle East market as its screens and customer base grow, having already risen from a 15% share to accounting for more than 40% of the Middle East revenue.Write comment (0 Comments)
"What's the difference between a dream and reality?" That's the question viewers of Saudi film director Mohamed Al Salman's film Raven Song ask themselves. Recently premiering at the second annual Red Sea International Film Festival, Al Salman set the story in a bygone era of Riyadh two decades ago.Write comment (0 Comments)
As part of an intimate and, at times, emotional conversation during the second annual Red Sea International Film Festival in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, American actress Sharon Stone candidly shared the story of her sudden and unexpected entry into the world of stardom.Write comment (0 Comments)
Do you believe the current rapid advances of Artificial Intelligence will lead to a time in the future where a robot will write a New York Times best-selling novel about a great love story?Write comment (0 Comments)
From May 21-24, 2022, Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, travelled to Ghana to announce a $20 million fund over four years to support four West African countries—Ghana, Liberia, The Gambia, and Togo—with data systems needed to fight climate change.Write comment (0 Comments)
Since purchasing an expedition boat in 1999 and leaving his career as a geophysicist behind, French scientist and explorer Éric Brossier set out, the following year, to retrofit the 47-foot-long sailing boat, aptly named Vagabond, to make it suitable for ice sailing and serve as a floating and moving base camp for scientific explorations.Write comment (0 Comments)
Anthony Morgan is a molecular research scientist, entrepreneur and guest host of Chef Secrets: The Science of Cooking—which had its World Premiere Broadcast on January 7th and now can be seen on CBC GEM.Write comment (0 Comments)
Cristina Romento, or simply Cris, is the founder and director of Big Aloha Pictures. Her production company develops doc-style creative videos and films telling authentic stories. She works with brands, non-profits, artists, musicians and other visionaries in various fields such as holistic health, yoga, conscious living and the environment.Write comment (0 Comments)
Emmy-award-nominated Haitian-American artist Donavon Brutus is a motion design and illustration artist based in San Francisco, California. His wide-ranging professional experience includes working as an animator, illustrator and designer. He's used his award-winning motion graphics skills both through in-house studio settings and freelancing in various sectors such as education and science outreach.Write comment (0 Comments)
As in all major urban centres worldwide, Canada's largest city, home to 2.9 million people and representing an important economic engine for the entire nation, has been severely impacted by the necessary health safety measures requiring restrictive stay-at-home orders and the extended shuttering or dining and retail spaces.Write comment (0 Comments)
Known as the “City of Roses,” Taif is a city located on the slopes of the Hejaz Mountains in Saudi Arabia's province of Makkah. The sixth most popular city in the Kingdom, Taif enjoys moderate weather throughout the year, even in summer — making it a popular summertime destination for Saudis to escape the scorching heat typically experienced in lower-lying regions elsewhere in the Arabian Peninsula.Write comment (0 Comments)
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