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King acquainted with film commission’s future plans

4 Nov 2017
His Majesty King Abdullah on Thursday paid a visit to the Royal Film Commission (RFC), a Royal Court statement said.

During the visit, His Majesty was acquainted with the future programmes and plans of the commission and met with the commission's staff and a group of filmmakers.

HRH Prince Ali, president of RFC's board of commissioners, expressed appreciation for His Majesty's support for the commission, whose mission is to develop the Jordanian filmmaking industry and enable it to compete on an international level.

RFC General Manager George David gave a presentation on the commission's achievements, noting that 110 domestic and international films have been produced or filmed in Jordan during the past few years, in addition to dozens of TV productions.

David said that the commission seeks to attract film projects to be filmed in the Kingdom.

He also outlined the RFC’s strategy for the coming years, which is based on supporting cinematic and TV production in the Kingdom, education and training in various cinematic and TV fields for beginners and professional filmmakers from Jordan and the region.


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