STARZPLAY, the leading subscription video on demand (SVOD) service in the MENA region, is bringing the next and final instalment of the historical drama The Spanish Princess, exclusively for MENA subscribers.
The first global title to be launched as a part of this new department is the award-winning TSUKIMICHI -Moonlit Fantasy-
Bahrain’s subscribers can now access OSN’s premium variety of content exclusively with Atyaf Home Entertainment
Made in Lebanon’ will spotlight Lebanese stories and storytellers
OSN, the region’s leading entertainment network, today has officially launched the first episode of its highly anticipated OSN Original production, ‘Yalla Neta’sha’.
In addition to live event in Lille, Series Mania Digital set for further expansion
The seventh edition of the Singapore Media Festival (SMF) returns in a hybrid format this year, presenting a refreshed lineup that will propel Asian stories to a global audience.
The French OTT service Salto, a collaboration between France Télévisions, M6 and TF1, is gearing up to go live on October 20.
“Heliopolis”, by Jaafar Kacem, in order to represent Algeria in Oscar nominations For Best Foreign Film of 2021.
MultiChoice has rebranded its DStv Now streaming product to DStv, making a first step towards the full launch of its standalone streaming service in the near future.
Netflix has announced on Thursday the October 28 global release of its new docu-feature, “Secrets of the Saqqara Tomb”, which features features the discovery of a “one-of-a-kind” tomb beneath the sand at Egypt’s Saqqara archaeological site.
OSN is partnering with Fremantle to bring its first scripted OSN Original series to OSN Series First and OSN streaming app with the fast paced, eight-part action thriller series, ‘No Man’s Land’.
After more than two decades leading Warner Bros.’ television operations, chairman Peter Roth has decided to leave his perch at the storied TV studio
Netflix has announced the establishment of a Film and Television emergency fund in collaboration with the Arab Fund for Arts & Culture (AFAC) to help the hardest hit workers in the creative community.
Popular Lebanese romance TV series “Beirut's Bride” comes back to Arab TV screens after the huge success of its first season that aired last year.
Gusto Worldwide Media is pleased to announce that Bonacini’s Italy (30 x 30) and two Bonacini holiday specials have been acquired by Digiturk, Turkey’s leading digital platform.
OSN announced today the launch of its new low cost consumer package, Yalla OSN, exclusive to customers in Egypt for only EGY 697 for a Free-To-Air Satellite receiver plus three month subscription.
Tahqeeq Amni is a Jordanian television covering true crime stories that took place in Jordan, produced by Roya TV and written by Omar Arafa.
Nippon TV, Medyapim and MF Yapim have announced six deals to date: Mother, Woman -My Life for My Children-, Mr. Hiiragi’s Homeroom (The Teacher), and Abandoned, with, My Son and OASIS -a love story- set to be produced shortly.
Multichoice Studios is happy to announce a deal with mena.tv for the purpose of extending our global network and reaching hundreds of potential buyers in the Middle East.
Shankar will remain with Disney’s Direct-to-Consumer & International Segment through end of 2020 to help identify his successor and ensure smooth transition
Egyptian star Nelly Karim stars in her first Emirati flick, ‘Tuesday 12’, a coming-of-age film that explores young women’s determination in the face of hindering societal and parental restrictions.
Lumiere creates a window for films that were not shown at the Festival de Cannes due to Corona (Getty)
The Dubai Comedy Festival has revealed its official fun-filled program, which will be held in several regions of Dubai between 21 and 24 October.
The British newspaper "The Guardian" ranked, in a recent issue, the two Algerian films "The Battle of Algiers" and "Chronicle of the Years of Ember" among the twenty best feature films in the history of cinema in Africa.
Calinos Entertainment continues to expand the success of drama series Forbidden Fruit across international markets.
MAD Solutions and Ergo, Media Ventures announced that they will offer a joint award to one of the winning film projects of the CineGouna SpringBoard,
Ooredoo Qatar said that its mobile and Ooredoo ONE customers will be able to access Disney+ Originals, HBO series and other output at no extra charge through a partnership with the OSN streaming app service
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, affirmed that "private companies operating in the UAE in the field of space industries have qualitative contributions and achievements that contribute to strengthening the country's position as the leading and most advanced center in the space sector in the region."
Gaza Mon Amour movie by twin brothersTarzan and Arab Nasser will make its Arab world premiere in the International Competition of the 42nd Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) (December 2-10).
Mediapro’s president Jaume Roures has indicated that he will lower the value of the TV rights contract with the French Professional Football Association (LPF).
The hire follows a 15-month search for the appropriate candidate. Colaco will have oversight of the company's Ad Sales leadership team, focusing on the monetization of crucial linear ad inventory
Australian feature “The Furnace” will take part in the Official Competition of the 4th El Gouna Film Festival.
Two critically acclaimed documentaries will be screened at The Theatre at Mall of the Emirates this month.
Scripted kids' shows and features The Club Of Ugly Children, Jackie And Oopjen and 100% Coco In New York have sold to broadcasters in Europe, Africa and Canada, following a slew of initial sales from German-based distributor Beta Film's slate ahead of MIPJunior.
Global distributor Eccho Rights has agreed an exclusive representation deal with Sony Pictures Television (SPT)
Globo will participate in the MIPCOM 2020 and will bring, among the products in its catalog, new Globoplay original series.
Enriching Zain KSA's experience through globally acclaimed content
Dubai-based media conglomerate MBC Group has signed an exclusive content deal with Facebook MENA to develop content for the social media service’s VOD platform Facebook Watch.
Business giant Bloomberg Media will launch its OTT streaming network QuickTake on November 8.
Music and entertainment-focused media outfit Trace has hired Molotov Solutions to develop and operate the new version of its OTT platform, TracePlay.
Planet V, the programmatic advertising platform from ITV, has officially launched.
The Red Sea International Film Festival, in collaboration with Alliance Française and film and TV school La Fémis, has announced that applications for its 48-hour film challenge are open.
The 10th edition of the Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF), set to be held from March 12-18 in 2021 has selected Sudan as its guest of honor.
Netflix has unveiled pictures from “The Midnight Sky”, an upcoming science-fiction film starring, produced and directed by Hollywood actor/director George Clooney.
Netflix, the world’s leading online streaming service, has unveiled the first teaser trailer for its highly-anticipated series ‘Paranormal’, scheduled to release on November 5.
Baghdad Central star Waleed Zuaiter has launched a Middle-East, US and UK-based production company to explore underrepresented and misrepresented voices around the world.
The highly successful Egyptian series “100 Wesh” will be transferred to a movie.
Bestselling Swedish novel trilogy Two Sisters is being adapted for television via a deal signed with Nordic Entertainment (NENT) Group.
Audiovisual from Spain returns to the sphere of international markets with a virtual pavilion at MIPCOM online +
After the recent premiere on TRT, where it obtained a 21.99% total share, the series produced by OGM Pictures will be distributed globally by the Turkish company.
Canal+ Group has announced its holdings in South Africa’s MultiChoice Group have passed the 5% threshold.
According to OSN, piracy is costing the MENA region’s entertainment industry up to $750 million every year, a number which increased due to Covid-19 lockdowns and the changing consumer habits related to it. This year, OSN has noticed a significant rise in the downloads of pirate applications that are being used to view its exclusive content and channels illegally.
Aletta Alberts, often referred to as the queen of content at Multichoice has said that in her own opinion, the satellite TV behemoth serves as a content catalogue, supplier and platform all rolled into one.
The first season of the Arabic edition of ‘The Voice Senior’ will premiere on MBC1 channel starting the month of October.
US-based media company Castalia Communications and Mexican investment fund Innokap have announced the launch of a new OTT service Europa+.
Virgin Media Ireland has launched a new TV platform, Virgin TV 360, which it describes as a new connected entertainment platform delivering Virgin Media’s most advanced and innovative TV service yet.
Cairo International Film Festival has set new dates for the 42nd Edition, to be held from December 2-10 to ensure a safer and more successful festival
Africa will see significant growth in SVOD as the nascent market continues to mature to a total of 12.96 million subscriptions by 2025.
THE AMBASSADOR’S DAUGHTER, the successful Turkish drama distributed worldwide by Inter Medya, was awarded in 5 different categories
Synergy Films,Misr International Films and New Century Production released official Teaser Poster for “ El Sandok el Eswed” (The Black Box) movie.
The Egyptian Film “El Feel el Azra’a” part 2 ( The Blue Elephant) part 2 openned Aarhus Arab Film Festival which was kicked off on Friday, October 2.
Currently ranked as the #1 commercial TV broadcaster in Japan and having had significant global success since launching its International Business Division (IBD) in 2014, Nippon TV announced today that IBD is rolling out a comprehensive new global growth plan which includes strategic creative collaborations
STARZPLAY, the leading subscription video on demand (SVOD) service in the MENA region, is bringing the long-awaited new season of the award-winning limited series, exclusively for MENA subscribers.
Crystal TV, Ghana's first private television network, today commenced the broadcast of Al Jazeera English News Channel on its Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) platform
“9 Windows” is the first entertainment format to be launched by the partnership between Japan’s Nippon TV and global production and distribution studio, The Story Lab
The reality TV show will see Arab amateur cooks compete over who can host the best dinner party, anonymously giving each other marks out of ten for a cash prize
Historical dramas can often lead to some of the finest cinematic moments in film and television. Leading the charge this Fall is the German Original series Barbarians