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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And The Crisis Just Keeps On Rolling (Unlike Our Cameras)


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 …

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My Meeting With Anwar & Anthony & Jasmine


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 …

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Production Meeting With Talal & Ahmed


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 …

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