Novo Cinemas Mega Mall is part of Novo Cinemas Group which today, is the largest chain of cinemas in the Middle East with a workforce of 450 people in the distribution and exhibition sectors. Novo Cinemas was founded by Gulf Film LLC.
Gulf Film LLC was established in 1989, a partnership between Ahmad Golchin and Salim Ramia, with a total of 40 years Gulf experience between the partners. Investing heavily in the regional distribution of major studio productions as well as independent movies, Gulf Film further expanded its industry profile through the creation of the Novo Cinemas Group.
The leading movie distributor in the region, holding the no.1 (Titanic) and no.2 (King Kong) spots of all-time releases in the UAE, Gulf Film is responsible for the lion's share of Arabic and English titles across the Middle East, with movie sources ranging from American principals such as Universal, Paramount and Dreamworks to independent filmmakers such as Spyglass, Mandate, Morgan Creek, Arclight, Summit, Hyde Park and Lionsgate, among others. Gulf Film Group distributes and exhibits over 200 titles per annum.