NEOM’s Wayne Borg talks production and sustainability ambitions in Cannes

The growing number of productions underway at NEOM, a futuristic megacity being built in the northwest of Saudi Arabia, were discussed during an exclusive event in Cannes on Sunday May 22nd.  Invited producers, sales agents and film financiers assembled at the Barrière Hotel Le Gray d’Albion at the event – hosted by Screen International in association with NEOM – to hear more about the expanding media hub from Wayne Borg, managing director of media, entertainment, culture and fashion.

The veteran media executive also said that new reality series Million Dollar Island, from Big Brother creator John de Mol, began shooting at NEOM last week and work on a TV show set to produce 200 episodes a year was about to begin.

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