Middle East distributor Front Row has hired former Disney executive Nicolas Torloting as COO. Torloting will oversee all day-to-day operations at the firm with President Hisham Al Ghanim and CEO Gianluca Chakra continuing to oversee all local and international acquisitions.
Middle East distributor Front Row Filmed Entertainment and its backer Kuwait National Cinema Company have inked a deal with Italian outfit Medusa Film for the Arabic language remake rights to 2016 Italian hit Perfect Strangers (Perfetti Sconosciuti).
The Arabic version will be a Lebanese-Egyptian co-production in colla…
In a further sign of entertainment biz growth in the Middle East, a group of Asian industry vets are teaming up with leading local distributor Front Row Filmed Entertainment to launch a new distribution company aimed at serving the sizable Filipino and South East Asian populations in the region.