Khulud Abu Homos and Mustafa Alaidaroos are geared to experiment with every content recipe that has worked: international adaptations, content incubators, a market for pilot episodes and even crowd-funding a whole film. In conversation with the dynamic duo.
Khulud Abu Homos
Khulud Abu Homos, CEO of Arab Format Lab, who brought the Entertainment Experience to the UAE, in partnership with Sharjah Media Free Zone, talks about what it can offer talent in the region.
Dubai-based Arab Format Lab has teamed up with nine Saudi Arabia-based startup media companies that are specialised in content creation and audiovisual production services.
The first drama production by Arab Format Lab, an Arabic adaptation of the Fox-produced teen drama "Red Band Society" will premiere on Abu Dhabi TV later this month.
The Arab Format Accelerator (AFA) programme will be a permanent fixture at DISCOP Dubai, which will be held from February 25-27, 2018.
International right holders and local producers will be invited to “elevator pitch” their scripted and unscripted TV shows in front of a live audience.
OSN has signed an output agreement with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution for ‘first and exclusive’ access to its premium content for the MENA region. The long-term agreement between the two parties has been extended till 2020. This means, OSN subscribers will have continued first...
OSN has lined up 13 new shows, including seven exclusive and two Khaleeji shows as part of its Ramadan programming. In addition to brand new shows, audiences can also tune into OSN’s ‘On Demand’ service, ‘Ramadan Ma Fatak TV’, which offers access to over 20 dramas, via OSN Plus HD giving viewers...