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.

L'Orient-Le Jour

Le Centre Moise A. Khayrallah pour les études sur les Libanais de l’étranger (The Moise [...]

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 [...]