Chris Quit’s


Chris called a meeting in my room today. Attending was Ray, Terry and myself. Dominic Smithers showed up at the end. Chris told us he had written an email to ATP and Ahmed telling them that he was quitting and would be returning to London Friday. His email was polite. But he told us the reason …

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Money! Money! Money!


So Talal claims that today he is meeting the investors and their advisors to convince them to continue shooting episode 12 in Jordan and to give us more money to do it. The problem is they might very well say, "You've already had enough money to shoot the first episode. What have you done with …

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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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Qatar = 1 Jordan = 0


Everyone is despondent. Simon and Chris got back from a meeting with Talal. Chris has had an email from Ahmed. Issam has spoken to Ahmed. All the ATP bullshit has finally gotten to Ahmed and he has gone on the warpath. He is now insisting the whole shoot move to Qatar. Three months of prep for …

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