A New Film about One of the Most Popular Arab Rock Bands
The Producers Brings Cairokee's Music to Movie TheatersThe Producers continues to surprise audiences as usual with its innovative and unusual film and TV productions by working with Cairokee rock band on producing a new project that starts with a musical film featuring one of the most popular, successful and influential rock bands in the Arab world.
With full-house concerts and an incredible number of views on social media platforms, Cairokee is one of the most popular and successful rock bands in the Arab world. Their music videos get about 150 million views with more than 785 thousand subscribers to their official YouTube channel. They have more than 2 million followers on Twitter andhalf a million followers on Instagram. Cairokee's latest album, A Drop of White, got more than 100 million views on all of their social media platforms put together. On Al Araby newspaper's website, Shereen Abdo described A Drop of White album as the best album in 2017 in terms of music quality. On ida2at.com, Hossam Fahmy said, "The most important thing about the album is what Cairokee band has shown from genuine favoring to their audience, especially the youth, the favoring seemed very obvious in defending their views, and they are not ashamed of insulting their enemies in some cases."
Cairokee's first major hit was the song Sout El Horeya that got more than three million views on YouTube. Soon after this success, came Matloob Zaeem album followed by a number of successful singles such as Yal Midan featuring great singer Aida ElAyoubi and Agmal Ma Andy featuring Algerian singer Souad Massi. After Matloob Zaeem, Cairokee released more successful albums such as Wana Maa Nafsy Aaed, El Sekka Shemal, Nas w Nas and most recently A Drop of White.
The Producers has a portfolio of daring and pioneering experiences in film and TV productions in the Arab world. Back in 2009, the company was the first in the Arab world to use cinematic techniques in filming TV series. The company has taken a new direction turning successful Arab literary works into films and TV series. It all started with turning Mohamed Sadek's best-selling novel Hepta, which topped the charts in Egypt and throughout the Arab world in 2014 and sold 36 editions, into the film Hepta: The Last Lecture that made more than EGP 26 million in the Egyptian box-office making it the highest-grossing romantic film in the history of the Egyptian cinema. The Producers is currently working on turning writer Noor Abdulmajeed's duology Ana Shahira and Ana El Khayen into a 60-episode TV series split into two seasons. But the most recent and exciting project is adapting Nabil Farouk's novel Adham Sabry.
Besides boasting a diverse record of commercials and music videos, which garnered several awards, The Producers co-produced Excuse My French, the thriller Warda, the first Egyptian feature created in the found-footage style, and Before the Summer Crowds that was the last film by the great Egyptian director Mohamed Khan. One of the company's most recent productions is the film Sheikh Jackson by director Amr Salama that is Egypt's official submission to the 2018 Academy Awards for Best Foreign-Language Film. Airing now on TV is one of The Producers' latest productions, Seventh Neighbor TV series. The TV series is directed by three young female directors for the first time in the Arab world. The directors are Heba Yousry, Ayten Amin and Nadine Khan.