Iflix partners with Wattpad on Indonesian originals
Using machine learning, Wattpad will identify stories and trends to develop as iflix original films, under the brand iflix Originals.
Argosy is now under the direct control of the existing directors, Chris Smeeton and Josh Simons. Existing management took full control to allow further expansion into full service technology distribution.

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Avid appoints NMK as Pro Audio distributor for Middle East
With NMK already managing Avid's Live Sound family of solutions, the distributor will add Avid’s Pro Tools audio tools and workflow solutions to its existing portfolio.

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First Netflix Arabic original series, Jinn starts principal photography
Jinn will be the first Arabic language Original Series on Netflix from the Middle East, starring up-and-coming local talent.
Abu Dhabi Media expands into Saudi Arabia
The Abu Dhabi Media company has signed a media cooperation agreement with Thamer bin Saud Al Muraibdh Ltd, TSM Group, in Saudi Arabia.
beIN secures English Premier League rights for next four seasons
As the new EPL season kicks off, beIN have announced a deal for MENA broadcast rights until the 2021/22 season
StarzPlay CEO aiming for profitability by mid-2019
Starzplay will introduce services into Pakistan later this month and could be profitable within the year if it continues at its current growth rate, according to its founder and CEO Maaz Sheikh