Another Fun Week With ATG


It's been another 'fun' week at ATG. Talal visited last week, and while he seemed to be at a bit of a loss as to what to do, looking like a lost schoolboy, his presence still caused its own fair share of chaos. After three weeks of atrocious Wi-Fi in the office, Talal instructed the …

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The Aftermath … So Far


This is where we or at... Last night, Andrew and Chris accompanied Dominic Smithers to the airport via dinner at a restaurant. Chris was supposed to let me know where they were going, but either he forgot or he had already told me but I had not heard him. Either way, I didn't go and neither did Ray or Terry …

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Arrested Development


It's been a month since I made an entry in this blog. The truth is that it is exhausting enough having to deal with this company never mind having to have to write about it afterwards. Currently we are in Doha, Qatar. We arrived on Saturday and already the rot has begun to set in. Yesterday, I …

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Still Nothing Happening?


Both Ray and Dominic Smithers were very unhappy yesterday. Ray still has no props or dressing and Ibrahim still has not given the go-ahead for Ray's man in Romania to make the weapons. And Dr Hattab (he runs a company that makes fibreglass products and we wanted him to make our shields, etc.) is not …

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Email To Ibrahim re UK CM


I sent the following email to Ibrahim this morning:- I have no problem with how ATG makes shoots if what we are making is a low-budget Bedouin drama. But we are not. This is supposed to be Jordan's and Qatar's - in fact, the Middle East's - biggest ever production and yet Talal insists on …

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