Lubna Hamdan

Production houses must train next generation of GCC filmmakers, says Image Nation
Entertainment organisations should play a larger role in creating a sustainable sector, says CEO Michael Garin.
Arabic streaming, cinema to see global surge, says Fox Networks
The rise in local filmmaking talent is also expected to boost Arab cinema says FNG regional head.
Deezer expects to be profitable in 3 years, says CEO
International music streaming service launched in MENA in October after attracting $168m in funds from investors, including Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal's Saudi-based Kingdom Holding Company
Facebook Watch will consider movies, but not in competition with streaming services
Fares Akkad, head of media partnerships for Facebook and Instagram for MEA, Turkey & Pakistan explains the business model behind Facebook Watch
27% price hike for Netflix premium customers in UAE
Price changes will apply across the Gulf region, though only UAE and Saudi Arabia customers will switch to paying in local currency as opposed to US dollars
Saudi Arabia's third cinema operator plans to open 30 theatres
Al-Rashed Empire Cinema Consortium received the licence on Sunday after US giant AMC and Dubai-based Vox Cinemas opened theatres in April and May this year