PRODUCTION

Facebook Watch: What We've Built & What's Ahead
Fidji Simo, Head of Video at Facebook Watch discusses the growth and content that hit the platform in 2018 and look ahead to investing in original content in 2019.
YouTube shifts focus to let everyone watch Original shows free
YouTube is reportedly pulling back its YouTube Premium scripted content offering with plans to make all future original programming available to users for free with advertising
Global hit Vikings returns to Starz Play
Season 5B - the latest season of Vikings will be exclusively available across the MENA region on STARZ PLAY, with new episodes landing on the platform at the same time and day as they air in the US
Discovery Channel's real time broadcast utilizes Samacom cloud delivery tech
Discovery Channel will air a live two-hour special exploring the largest submerged sink hole in the world. Discovery LIVE: Into The Blue Hole air on December 2, exclusively on OSN.
Guns N' Roses takes Abu Dhabi by storm
Guns N’ Roses performed at the du Arena as part of the Yasalam After-Race Concerts on November 25. Digital Studio was there to take in the concert experience.
Audi e-tron ad shot on Sony Venice
The commercial was produced by KROPAC MEDIA GmbH and shot in a quiet and natural environment to highlight the car’s practically silent engine.
Nebras Films deploys Leader raseterizer at post-production facility
Supplied by Leader distribution partner Jigsaw24, the rasterizers will be used as master reference test instruments in the facility's colour grading, editing and compositing suites.
TLC set to air new travel series on Jordan
Ten-part Arabic travel series 'My World to You' is hosted by star, Darine El Khatib and sponsored by Booking.com
Dubai Studio City launches CineMENA initiative
Set to kick off in February 2019, CineMENA initiative will comprise an exhibition showcasing the latest technologies and trends, outdoor film screenings, an awards competition and thought sessions focused on all aspects of the art and craft of content creation.