PRODUCTION

Cirque du Soleil event organised by MBC to mark Saudi National Day
The record-breaking performance will feature Cirque du Soleil’s largest number of circus artists ever assembled for a special event
Industry leaders join Netflix post technology alliance
Logo program identifies production and post-production products and tools that meet Netflix specifications for original content production.
Ruptly releases 80 thousand video stories on low cost subscription platform
Ruptly publishes an average of 40 new video stories daily, provided by a 3,000-strong network of video journalists from over 100 countries. Ruptly PASS costs just 12.50 euros per month and gives users unlimited access to 80,000 video and live events on the service.
Bloomberg, SRMG unveil branding for Arabic 24 hour TV news service
Dubai headquartered business platform will include a 24-hour television and radio network providing Arabic-speaking audiences around the world with news and analysis on the developments shaping the Middle East.
ARRI introduces range of new accessories and prouducts at IBC
A new range of accessories is being launched by ARRI which includes brackets, power units and controllers as well as a new lighting control app to help camera operators keep up with the latest filming trends.
Make.TV deploys live video cloud for Al Jazeera newsroom
Make.TV’s Live Video Cloud enables Al Jazeera to ingest live interviews and events recorded and stored on-site alongside content from various mediums.
Amazon Prime Video hires senior exec for EMEA
In this newly created position, Baghery will be in charge of expanding Amazon’s business in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India.
Special Report: Augmented Reality - the hottest trend in broadcast graphics
Augmented reality graphics is one of the broadcast industry’s hottest trends — and there are a wide range of solutions that meet a variety of needs, equipment configurations and on-air looks and features to enhance the viewing experience.
Editor's Comment: A new generation of storytellers
Young people in the region are finally seeing themselves onscreen, and writers and directors now have the freedom to create content grounded in their authentic experiences.