In conversation with BroadcastPro ME, Natasha Hussain, GM & VP, Middle East and Mediterranean, BBC Worldwide, outlines a MENA strategy that recognises the diversity of the region and gives popular global programmes a local flavour.
Fares Akkad, Head of Media Partnerships for Facebook and Instagram, Middle East, Africa and Turkey, explains how video and other initiatives will determine much of Facebook’s expansion in the region.
Sachin Gokhale, Senior VP MEA, APAC for Viacom 18, speaks to BroadcastPro ME about creating reality shows and regional initiatives that engage audiences while also appealing to advertisers.
MBC Group CEO Sam Barnett gives BroadcastPro ME a candid glimpse into the challenges of the past three months and the strategy ahead.
"More than 40 speakers are set to share their insights during the Content Congress, representing industry heavyweights such as Facebook, BBC, iflix, Rotana Media Group ..."
The team at Blink Studios Dubai shares its challenging journey to master the new immersive technology of Mixed Reality with BroadcastPro ME.
Mike Lang, who was instrumental in founding Hulu in a previous role with Fox, and is now with Discovery Networks International, talks to BroadcastPro ME.
Creative Director Dave Armstrong reviews the first year at Blaze DXB in conversation with BroadcastPro ME.
Darine El Khatib, Senior Director of Creative Strategy and Brand Development for Turner MENA & Turkey talks to us about the new production – the Ben 10 Challenge, which launches on Cartoon Network Arabic on October 10. Tell us a little about the show? Ben 10 Challenge is a live action...
"The Middle East is a key market in SAM’s growth plans, which is reflected in our heavy investment in our presence and business development in the market."
With the launch of three channels on eLife, Sanjay Raina of Fox Networks Group makes the content-driven case for pay-TV in the MENA region
Stockholm media technology company Newstag has announced plans to launch a new experience specially designed for the MENA region later this year. Co-founders Camilla Dahlin-Andersson and Henrik Eklund talk exclusively to BroadcastPro ME about the service and their plans for the region What is the...
While most MENA film distributors are focused on marketing films through conventional channels, Front Row Filmed Entertainment has forged ahead with some exclusive partnerships that are making Arabic content more easily available on SVOD platforms worldwide. Gianluca Chakra, Front Row's Managing...
Dubai-based producer Kaveh Farnam’s co-production with Iranian
director Mohammad Rasoulof was recently given the main award in the Cannes Film Festival’s 'Un Certain Regard' category.
In an interview with BroadcastPro ME, Lee Hobbs, Vice President, Brand and Content, CEEMEA, Discovery Communications, reveals the network’s content strategy for the region What is your 2017 content strategy for the Middle East and Africa? In 2017, our strategy across CEEMEA (Central & Eastern...
BroadcastPro ME recently hosted a roundtable discussion in association with video security solutions company Verimatrix on ‘Enhancing Competitiveness for Video Services in the Middle East’. We bring you a detailed report.
Having access to thousands of hours of premium content at a monthly subscription rate that is approximately the price of a cup of coffee may sound like a remote dream, but this is exactly the value proposition that the new Zain-iflix JV brings to the MENA market. Mark Britt, co-founder and Group...
Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation International (LBCI) is working with other broadcasters in Lebanon on structuring the relationship with local distributors. In an exclusive interview with BroadcastPro ME, Pierre El Daher, CEO of LBCI, sheds light on the state of Lebanon’s TV sector and how things...
Last month, OSN’s new CEO Martin Stewart stepped into the limelight with the announcement that the pay TV network is moving in a new direction, with a brand-new pricing structure to bring more price-conscious subscribers into its fold.
ALTV is a community-led digital media platform launched in 2016 to bring more locally produced content to underserved areas of the world, especially the MENA.