The roll-out of Saudi Arabia’s nascent film industry continue apace. Today sees the official launch of the kingdom’s first full-service production studio Nebras Films which hopes to be a home to features, TV, documentaries and advertising content. The 42,000 square-foot production facility will be offering post-production services, art workshops, 3D animation, audio, casting, crew, equipment, props and sets.
Among the studio’s ‘state of the art equipment’ will be Arri
cameras, Master Prime, anamorphic lenses, lighting and grips, vehicles, aerial drones, 3D scanners and surveying and camera stabilizers and cranes. Production recently wrapped on the facility’s first international co-production, Born A King, produced by Andres Gomez, directed by Agustí Villaronga
and starring Deadpool
‘s Ed Skrein
Studio principals include Chairman Abdullah Al Nafisah, General Manager Niko Ruokosuo
, Head of Production Matty Beckerman
, Deputy General Manager Abdulrahman Al Nafisah, Assistant Producer Fouad Al Khateeb and Project Manager Saad Abutaily.