Nocturne In Black By Jimmy Keyrouz Among The 2016 Student Academy Awards Finalists

The official list of Student Academy Awards finalists is out and "Nocturne in Black" by Jimmy Keyrouz from Columbia University is among them. Jimmy Keyrouz is a New York based director and screenwriter. He completed his undergraduate studies in Filmmaking at the Institute of AudioVisuals and Cinema in Beirut and is currently a Screenwriting/Directing M.F.A candidate at the prestigious Columbia University School of the Arts. "Nocturne In Black" tells the story of a musician struggling…

Texas A&M University To Honor Lebanese Jean-Claude Kalache, DOP at Pixar Studios

Photo Credits: Jean-Claude Kalache traveled to the US in 1990 to continue his studies and earned a Bachelor of Environmental Design degree in 1993 and a Master of Science in Visualization degree in 1997. Kalache got offered a job at the Academy Award-winning film studio Pixar and has been working as the director of photography ever since. He was part of the team that produced Oscar winning movies such as Geri’s Game AK, "Toy Story…
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A Dive From The Top Of Raouche Back in 1983

7 months ago
There are very few documented jumps from the Raouche rock but apparently it was quite common back in the old days and people would do it to show off not to commit suicide. The below ...

After 60 Game of Thrones Episodes, An Arabic Nickname For Every Character

7 months ago
by Jean Nakhoul “Elli Chereb Sam el Herri” and “Rayyis el Deir Li Byelbouss Jonfess” cracked me up! Hilarious stuff by Jean Nakhoul! PS: I’m still stuck at Season 5 Episode 7 and I’ve been ...

British-Lebanese TV Host Liliane Daoud Arrested And Deported From Egypt

7 months ago
British-Lebanese political talk show host and Former BBC Journalist Liliane Daoud was arrested and deported from Egypt yesterday night. She was the host of ONTV’s political show “Headlines”. “Eight men who said they were from ...

#BlogWaladi: Brian’s #CheerioChallenge Picture on MTV’s Connected Segment

8 months ago
So I decided to do the #CheerioChallenge with Brian today in the afternoon and next thing you know the picture got featured on MTV’s Connected segment tonight. It even got to the top posts under ...

Probably The Worst & Cruelest TV Prank Ever

8 months ago
Egyptian pranksters seem to have a talent for coming up with the most f*cked up pranks ever! As if Ramez Galal’s pranks were not evil enough, there’s a new prank show called Mini Daesh (Seriously?) ...

Casa Brutale: Stunning Faqra House Built Inside A Cliff

8 months ago
Netherlands-based architects Open Platform for Architecture (OPA) are building a cliff residence in Faqra for Demco Properties’s CEO Alex Demirdjian. The 2,906 square feet residence should be completed by 2018. Looking at OPA’s website, the ...

Hayda “Mongolé” He Shouldn’t Work Here

8 months ago
MBC did a stunt at one of Lebanon’s supermarkets and recorded how people reacted to a customer disrespecting an employee with special needs (both were actors). I loved how EVERYONE stood up for the employee ...

Love During The Siege: Fighting Hunger Through Hope and Love

8 months ago
The Samir Kassir Award for Freedom of the Press is held on June 2 every year, which is the anniversary of Samir Kassir’s assassination, and is funded by the European Union. The winners of the ...