Turki Al-Sheikh
Chairman of the General Entertainment Authority
Saudi Arabia
Also known by the last name of Alalashikh, Turki is both the royal advisor in charge of KSA’s rapidly expanding entertainment infrastructure and something of a creative himself. Indeed, Turki has written a TV series as well as the screenplay for the film called CHILLO which will be shooting in both Egypt and Saudi Arabia with a cast from both countries that includes legendary actress Yousra. Turki has been pushing boundaries by supporting unique content that can play on the Shahid streaming platform including a movie starring Egyptian icon Adel Imamm that was made 15 years ago, as well as a new project about fashion designer Coco Chanel that will be mark the return to the screen of actress Sherihan after nearly two decades. With Turki’s encouragement, KSA has been luring the production shoots of Egyptian blockbuster films including NOT ME starring music superstar Tamer Hosny.