Welcome to Matmedia Productions

From the making of 'Journey to Mecca' 2008

Welcome to Matmedia Productions, an award winning film & television production company. Matmedia Productions was set up in 2001 to help promote a better understanding of Eastern culture in the West via film and video production. Here you can find information on completed projects, current projects and events surrounding our work. Mount Arafat, 2008 Filming in IMAX® for the... Read More

Golden Minbar Film Festival

It was the sixth year for the Kazan International Muslim film festival (formerly known as the “Kazan International Muslim film festival Golden Minbar”) but despite the name change it was another great event for the people of Kazan in Tatarstan who were treated to some fine cinema as well as some very special guests. The selection committe was headed up by Matmedia’s... Read More

IBAFF International Film Festival – 5/10 march 2012

IBAFF International Film Festival – Report This year saw the third edition of the IBAFF, the International Film Festival in the city of Murcia, set up in 2010. In the 2012 edition, the Honorary Award was presented to the director and poet Abbas Kiarostami for loyally representing the spirit of “Travel and Creation” in his work, which was the theme of this festival.   Matmedia’s... Read More

New Project Announced: The Genius of Baghdad

Matmedia Productions is currently working on a drama-documentary project regarding the scientific achievements of the golden age of Islamic civilisation, centred in Baghdad during the Abbasid Caliphate. A co-production with Paris based Mosaique Films and commissioned by ARTE the Franco-German Broadcaster, this film is due to be broadcast in 2012. This film will become an integral... Read More