local content production

Netflix orders first African original
Netflix has ordered Queen Sono, a drama about a secret agent, as its first African original series.
Vuclip appoints Middle East GM
As General Manager for the Middle East region, Aboul Naga will lead a region-specific growth strategy for Vuclip's Viu OTT service, and oversee all of its operations in the region.
Hollywood training program for Middle East TV writers and producers underway at USC
Los Angeles training program for Arab TV writers and producers will train them in the Hollywood system of creating and producing high-end TV shows
Short film to raise awareness on internet safety for children released in Dubai
‘The Peril’: an independent short film that aims to raise awareness on the unseen dangers of children using technology by producer/director Zenofer Fathima officially premiered today at Marriott Hotel in Al Jaddaf, Dubai.
Netflix releases first Indian series as battle with Amazon Prime heats up
Analysts say Sacred Games - the gritty underworld thriller - sets a new benchmark for Indian-produced internet shows as providers seek to capitalise on the country's burgeoning number of smartphone users. India is seeing the biggest and fastest investment in content from Netflix than any country.
YallaFeed launch first Twitter live show in MENA
#HawanahZein will be produced by YallaFeed with support from Hollywood-based production company, Propagate. The show will curate what’s happening on Twitter based on live conversations that spike on the platform.
Interview with Darine El Khatib
Darine El Khatib, Senior Director -Creative Strategy & Brand Development - MENA & Turkey at Turner Broadcasting System discusses trends in children's programming, localisation of content and using immersive technology in media.
iflix and QYOU Media announce partnership
First step in a distribution collaboration between the two companies to bring unique short form content from local video creators to audiences in emerging markets.