The Network of Films Shot in the UAE
Working with international crews is an excellent opportunity for an exchange of cinematic knowledge for local film makers. Here are six such opportunities.
December 6, 2011 4:11 by p.deleon
Making its premier on December 8th opening Dubai’s 8th International Film Festival is the fourth installment of Mission Impossible that stars Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton, Michael Nyqvist and Anil Kapoor. Parts of the film were shot in the UAE, (with plenty of media coverage). The leader of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, was completely on board with it all, in fact according to the Financial Times, he gave permission for his personal jet to be used to transport equipment for the production team. Apparently, he had also received Cruise in person and shown him how to handle a falcon.