BeIN Sports let go of a fifth of its staff last month, and OSN, which has been trimming its staff periodically in recent months, has finally made the decision to discontinue Pehla on July 15, after the ICC Cricket World Cup concludes on July 14. Both companies have attributed their decisions to...
Author - Vijaya Cherian
Filmquip Media will supply the equipment for The Shadow, which is supported by the Dubai Film and TV Commission. This project will also see ARRI’s latest signature prime lenses used for the first time in the Middle East.
The change will take effect immediately after the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 ends on July 14, 2019. OSN attributed this decision to rampant piracy in the region.
In the last couple of years, the Middle East has been caught up in the biggest piracy storm ever, with content rights stolen from under the noses of broadcast rights owners and the rest of the world watching but remaining tight-lipped. Piracy remains a huge concern in the MENA region, costing it...
How time flies! BroadcastPro Middle East will be nine this July and SatellitePro seven. I thought this would be a great opportunity to look back on the years gone by. We started off with just a magazine and a website in 2010; in 2011, we announced the ASBU BroadcastPro Summit and Awards, which has...
Snapchat is taking its visuals to a new level with AR and a number of programmes and projects around it. In an exclusive conversation with BroadcastPro ME, Mike Evans, Software Engineering Manager at Snap Inc, talks about how Snap is helping companies leverage AR to augment their brands.
With drones lending a new direction to aerial filming, BroadcastPro ME catches up with Hatim Saleh of Dubai-based ChopperShoot to find out more about what it takes to get the best shots from the sky.
BroadcastPro ME just concluded the second edition of the MENA Anti-Piracy Conference and in response to feedback from delegates, we brought a raft of new voices and perspectives to the panel discussions.
Lack of commercial viability has been cited as the main reason for shutting down the channel.
The fund is aimed at any company that is looking to launch a product within the music and AV space. It could be a company in the Middle East region developing a product with the aim of making it global or vice versa.
Diners can immerse themselves in the MasterChef TV experience by taking part in the Mystery Box Challenge or sitting close to the action as the kitchen gets orders ready.
Produced in the UAE, the independent feature film, written, produced and directed by Jacques Brown, will have its world premiere on 28 April 2019 at 7 pm at Roxy Cinemas in Dubai.
The massive tech investment will prep Alamiya to cover sport with 4K, AR and VR technologies as well as provide the scale required to cover international sports events that are being planned in the Kingdom as part of its Vision 2030 strategy.
CEO David Ross and other Ross executives took to the stage to announce the launch of several new products. David Ross also took the opportunity to laud some veterans who continue to innovate in the broadcast space, including his father John Ross and Nigel Spratling.
A creative directorial approach and powerful performances from non-actors are at the heart of Capernaum’s hard-hitting narrative. Read our interview with the director-producer couple Nadine Labaki and Khaled Mouzanar.
The MENA Anti-Piracy Conference takes place on 23 April at the Ritz-Carlton JBR in Dubai and is free to attend for industry professionals; however, online registration at www.antipiracyconference.com is mandatory.
The production house is helmed by media veteran and CEO Abdulrahman Al Sahely with well-known TV producer and presenter Mirna Mounzer who was recently appointed as Business Development Director.