Expected to be filmed in Egypt, Paranormal is the Middle Eastern Netflix original after Jinn. It will feature a cast of Jordanian talents and will be released on June 13, 2019.
The well-received diversified content in the region goes hand-in-hand with Netflix’s plan to produce more content in the Middle East.
Joyn will have content from both Discovery and ProSiebenSat.1, a slate of 50 channels live including Discovery Inc’s Eurosport, as well as video on demand.
Following the news of their multiyear production deal with Netflix in 2018, former US President Barack and Michelle Obama's production company has now announced seven projects that are in development.
Amazon revealed for the first time that it spent $1.7bn on video and music content. With this investment, it aims to capitalise on production costs of all original content to amortise expenses over time.
Netflix’s second original "AlRawabi School for Girls" is being produced in collaboration with Jordanian media company Filmizion and will be launched later this year.
The roll-out and new appointments are part of Viacom’s ongoing expansion plans to enhance its international production capacity in English and Spanish languages.
2019 will see The Mediapro Studio create, produce and distribute 34 series in Spanish and English with a global reach.
Dr Nashwa Al Ruwaini is changing the MENA media production landscape through Pyramedia Group. We find out her plans for 2019 and her outlook on being a facilitator for working women.
Experts will come together at the Dubai World Trade Centre to discuss the changing roles of content creation, distribution and consumption.
From e-sport innovation to cutting-edge content creation, the 25th edition of CABSAT will be ground-zero for the region’s next-gen on-screen entertainment revolution.
Should the regulator insist that international streaming services include an interface that allows subscribers to remove content they deem objectionable from their screen if they do not agree with the operator’s ratings?
The report offers an overarching narrative on children’s media experience in UK for the last year and reveals statistics on screen time, online gaming and OTT use. Similar usage patterns are emerging worldwide.
SVOD will be the key revenue driver for OTT and video in the MENA region by 2024.
Justice (Qalb Al Adala) tells the story of an ambitious and passionate young lawyer named Farah, who returns to the UAE after completing law in the US. The show is streaming worldwide on Netfix.
Netflix removes second episode of comedy show in Saudi Arabia to comply with local law.
Neumann was most recently CFO of Activision Blizzard and is reported to have been fired from his post two days before the Netflix announcement.