The time-consuming and labour-intensive process of post-production is rarely appreciated and understood even less.
Author - Supriya Srinivas
Discovery Channel MENA draws on its success with Fatafeat to create original long-form content for its Pay-TV channel TLC HD, and bespoke short-form content for digital platforms. In conversation with Nahla Elmallawany, Head of Content, Discovery MENA.
When one of the MENA region's top shopping channels wanted a change of gear to enhance its production and live broadcasting capabilities at its new facility in Dubai Studio City, they turned to Dubai-based systems integrator and distributor UBMS for a Blackmagic Design installation.
Titled ‘OTT & Social Media: Driving Video Entertainment’, the panel covered issues such as the video push by social media platforms, sports as a genre, content commissioning by OTT and social media platforms, and engaging audiences while keeping the experience secure.
A lively exchange on cloud adoption and the deployment of AI in broadcast workflows ensured that the post-lunch tech panel had the rapt attention of attendees at the 2018 ASBU BroadcastPro Summit. Issues covered also included workplace culture vis-à-vis technical changes, evolving satellite solutions and developing better user experiences on multiple platforms. Titled ‘Tech Panel: Addressing the Demands of a New Broadcast Ecosystem’, the panel consisted of Adriaan Bloem, Senior Manager Online...
Titled ‘The Digital Transition and Building a Robust Media Business’, the discussion covered international competition, local media strategies, the UAE’s regional role, the economic impact of video streaming, the impact of the public broadcaster and the Saudi opportunity, among other topics.
Ahmad Ghossein’s first feature film, "All This Victory", is as much about the July 2006 war and a universal human story as it is about a Middle East film that has won a significant award at Europe's oldest film festival.
Solutions providers, Avid, Ross and Zero Density explain how gaming software Unreal Engine has redefined studio broadcasts.
The purpose-built 1,850sqft studio has three infinity curve walls, white, black and green backgrounds, sound baffling drapes, low-noise air conditioning and 71kW of power supply.
London-based media and entertainment technology solutions providers root6 and Jigsaw24 carried out the four-week installation process.
Digital platform specialists at Dubai-based Qanawat explain the opportunities and hurdles in the MENA region.
Dubai-based lecturer and filmmaker, Reshel Shah Kapoor and DoP Arith Sudhakaran speak to BroadcastPro ME about filming "God Children" in India.
Al-Sharqiya Group created seamless collaboration with social media platforms following a recent upgrade at its London studio facility, which also included critical enhancements in storage and workflow efficiencies.
The team at the Riyadh-based production house Nebras Films, offers BroadcastPro ME a ringside view of the monumental making of "Born A King" and the potential beyond.
Managing Director Benjamin Ampen of Twitter MENA explains how his team is monetising video content in collaboration with content publishers and advertisers.
President and Chief Operating Officer, Kevin Collins speaks to BroadcastPro ME about the acquisition and plans going forward.
BroadcastPro ME speaks to Suzan Iravanian and producer Kaveh Farnam about the Iranian film and its path to finding both a domestic audience and an international platform.
Georges Dabbaghi, VP, Head of Sales – MEA at MediaKind, formerly Ericsson Media Solutions, explains how a 150-year heritage and a new corporate identity will offer the regional industry end-to-end solutions needed to embrace media of all kinds.
Cinema Akil will open with a screening of "Yomeddine" directed by Abu Bakr Shawky. In conversation with Butheina Kazim, co-founder and Managing Director of Cinema Akil.
Veteran filmmaker, Jac Mulder speaks to BroadcastPro ME about writing, producing and directing the woman-centric feature film "Twisted Blues".