Abbout Productions produces feature films and documentaries and supports Arabic-language movies with a distinctly Arab voice, expressing the identity of the region. The company was established in 1998 by Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige to accomplish and co-produce movies. Georges Schoucair joined Khalil and Joanna as Abbout Productions' producer shortly after the release of their first feature films.

Arab Cinema Center

Pioneering Lebanese Producer, CEO of Abbout Productions and Founder of Shortcut Films, Georges Schoucair is [...]

Sundance Institute

June Lab Convenes Filmmakers Developing Singular Feature Films

Los Angeles, CA — Filmmakers from the U.S., [...]

Vassilis Economou // Cineuropa

The 14th edition of Meetings on the Bridge has drawn to a close with its [...]

Nick Vivarelli // Variety

Georges Schoucair’s Beirut-based Abbout Productions has teamed up at the EFM with 4 European producers [...]

TFL Selections & Awards

Filmmaker Mounia Akl and producer Myriam Sassine were awarded the Co-Production Award (€ 50,000) for [...]

Julie Chansel // Journal La Marseillaise

La productrice Myriam Sassine est l’une des garantes de la vitalité et de la diversité [...]