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… Read More Arrested Development
There’s been lots of discussion today. Turns out the reason Chris was not in the office is because he was on Skype all morning to Ahmed who continues to be very angry. Ahmed is insisting that it is the studio who are insisting the production move to Qatar. I feel strongly that the focus should… Read More And The Crisis Just Keeps On Rolling (Unlike Our Cameras)
I like Anwar and Abdul but the fact is this company breeds distrust and so I find it hard to believe their motives. Last week, I got a call from a rather nervous sounding Abdul telling me I was needed over at the ATG headquarters (ATG1). Was I about to be fired? I asked him why. Rather… Read More My Meeting With Anwar & Anthony & Jasmine
It’s difficult to keep up with this blog. Typically, a blogger may have a few things to report each week. But with ATG there’s usually an avalanche. The last week has been no exception. Three times in the last week, I have been told the exact same thing by Anwar, Sari and Fozan; “Talal is… Read More ATG’s Hidden Agenda?
On the 14th May, a production meeting took place on the rooftop of the ATG2 building. An ATG2 “making of” photographer took lots of pictures – no doubt to impress the Qatari financiers with how productive ATP was doing. But no video was shot. If it had been, it would have been evident how much a waste… Read More Production Meeting With Talal & Ahmed