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Signing of a film production agreement in Abu Dhabi

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Abu Dhabi, 2 February 2010 – A film and television production agreement was signed in the residence of the Austrian Ambassador Dr. Julius Lauritsch in Abu Dhabi between the film production company “SPHINX FILMS” (founder: Ahmed Radwan, an Austrian of Egyptian descent) and the production company of Abu Dhabi TV. Several artists and filmmakers were present, including Abeer Isa (Jordan), Layla Alsalman (Kuwait), Maysaa’ Mograbi (United Arab Emirates/ UAE), Shehab Johar (Kuwait), Alaa’ Alnoa’imey (UAE) and Mansour Al Gasani (UAE).
The objective of the agreement was to promote cooperation projects between SPHINX FILMS and the United Arab Emirates in the area of film and television, thus making a contribution to cultural relations between Austria and the UAE. In addition, it is hoped that the agreement will promote film and television relations between all of Europe and the entire Arab region