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Middle Eastern female filmmakers discuss the industry’s challenges

April 4, 2017

Some of the region’s leading female filmmaking talent gathered at the film and TV industry trade show Cabsat at Dubai World Trade Centre last week to talk about their careers and the challenges they face. They were assembled by ­Japanese camera ­manufacturer Canon to help promote the local launch of its new C700 ­cinecamera. Encouragingly, […]


Director & Producer Nayla Al Khaja: The “Exceptional Arab Women in Film” Series

At the recent Cabsat, the media, broadcast and entertainment week held in Dubai, Emirati filmmaker and Canon brand ambassador Nayla Al Khaja was present to introduce the new C700 ­cine camera. In a manner that is customary with Al Khaja, uttered in that special tone at once empowering and unassuming which we who know her […]


Nayla Al Khaja to unveil Canon’s flagship Cinema Camera

March 19, 2017

Nayla Al Khaja to unveil Canon’s flagship Cinema Camera – EOS C700 for the Middle East at CABSAT 2017. Canon Middle East brings to the region its highly anticipated cinema camera , the EOS C700, regarded as the brand’s flagship, at CABSAT 2017. The next generation EOS C700 digital cinema camera, incorporates Canon’s learnings based […]


Second year running – CEO and founder of The Scene Club and D-Seven Motion Pictures, Nayla Al Khaja, in STYLIST’s “50 most inspirational women”.

March 9, 2017

‘Nayla knows a thing to two about breaking boundaries: she is the first Emirati woman to succeed in the male – dominated world of film directing and producing. Her films have been screened at over 42 film festivals around the world and have been honoured with awards at the Dubai International Film Festival, Florence Middle […]