Content business

13 Reasons Why tops digital originals list for UAE
Parrot Analytics research said the Netflix drama garnered an average 354,285 demand expressions for the week of June 11-17 in the UAE
Blink Studios wins Auggie Awards at Augmented World Expo
Blink Studios was awarded the ‘Best Art or Film’ for its animated short series ‘Karim & Noor’ at the 2018 Augmented World Expo (AWE) awards. This prestigious win marks a first for the Middle East based studio.
Tickets set to go on sale for Saudi Arabia's first Disney film screening
AMC Cinemas says Incredibles 2 will premiere at its cinema located at the King Abdullah International Conference Centre in Jeddah
Quality over Quantity
Nahla Elmallawany, Head of Content at Discovery Middle East & Africa explains their approach to creating quality Ramadan programming.
Abu Dhabi media zone announces special incentives and dual licensing
The new initiatives will include allowing entrepreneurs to start their businesses from home, 10,000 new jobs for Emiratis in the private sector, and a dual license for free zone firms.
Hollywood film company to produce Sheikh Zayed biopic
The chairman of California-based STXfilms says the move will be patterned after notable biopics such as 'Gandhi' and 'Darkest Hour'
Saudi Arabia: Whirlwind of Change
As a means to entice productions to the nation, the Saudi Film Council, announced a 35-percent rebate on films shot in Saudi Arabia, and a 50-percent rebate for studios that use local talent. The object is to not just show the world that the nascent Saudi film industry is open for business, but also to spark a creative boom and empower Saudis to tell their own stories.
Dubai's international content market MyContent reveals details of December edition
The ninth edition of the MyContent content market will take place on 9-10 December at the Jumeirah Beah Hotel Conference Centre. The event this year features an all new ‘Plug and Work’ solution for exhibitors.
Dubai set to host auditions for Indian Idol TV show
Sony Entertainment Television Asia says 10th season of hit show will be broadcast from June 14