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Oscars president to speak at Abu Dhabi's showbiz expo

Oscars president to speak at Abu Dhabi's showbiz expo

Taking place this month


This October, the president of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) – the organisation which awards the prestigious Oscars each year – will be headlining the first International Showbiz Expo in Abu Dhabi

Held from October 21-23 at ADNEC Abu Dhabi, the inaugural International Showbiz Expo (ISBE) is set to host key industry leaders, including Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) and Hollywood producer Edward R Pressman, who was behind iconic films such as Wall Street and The Crow.

Among the Hollywood names of industry players, local names on the list of speakers include Jamal Al Sharif, chairman of the Dubai Film and TV Commission and managing director of Dubai Studio City and Pakistani actor and director Shaan Shahid.

George David, general manager of Royal Film Commission – Jordan, Debbie Stanford Kristiansen, CEO of Novo Cinemas and Cameron Mitchell, CEO of VOX Cinemas, Majid Al Futtaim, will also be attending the event. 

 

 

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