YouTube has cancelled two of its biggest original series, 'Origin' and 'Overthinking with Kat & June' but will continue to create premium content. Further announcements expected in the coming weeks.
Apple's streaming service AppleTV+ will be available in UAE once it launches in fall this year. Apple's Worldwide Video Division currently has 12 projects in the works and a staff of 40 individuals.
NBA Africa will feature two live games per week including the end of season play-offs and finals. The channel will also celebrate the impact of African players in the NBA and the growing levels of basketball participation in Africa.
The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the World Games has partnered with CreatorUp to develop 360-degree virtual reality experiences that offer fans an opportunity to engage with Special Olympics athletes from around the world.
Creative Venture's deal with Kings Highway Media makes it the exclusive distributor of Impact Wrestling content in MENA. The agreement covers both linear and OTT platforms.
The new VersaStreamer line will make its debut at the 2019 Integrated Systems Events (ISE) show and will begin shipping during the NAB 2019 show.
Iftah Ya Simsim is based on the iconic children’s series Sesame Street created by Sesame Workshop and is an extension of their work in the Gulf region.
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.
Created by Universal Pictures International and Universal 1440 Entertainment, each of the ten new cartoons is five minutes long and will be available in December.
Luke Hyams the online platform’s head of originals for EMEA has stated that YouTube is aiming to bring more original content with more international potential.
The twelve winners will get an all-expenses paid trip to Dubai later this year to attend the 2018 YouTube NextUp creator camp, a week of production classes.
A release from YouTube stated that the grants "will enable our partners to build key capabilities, train staff on video best practices, enhance production facilities and develop formats optimised for online video".
Omantel has launched ‘YouTube Pass’, allowing customers to stream the video-sharing platform YouTube for approximately 78 cents valid for three hours.
KSA-based, Arabic entertainment network on YouTube, UTURN, hosted two interactive sessions in Sharjah about enhancing Arabic content on the internet.
A series of five episodes titled ‘Kitchen Secrets by Atlantis, The Palm’ will be unveiled on the resort’s official YouTube channel.
The Chief Product Officer of YouTube will discuss how the intersection of content, hardware and software is allowing media companies to reach more audiences.
The Space comes at an important time for YouTube in MENA with a reported 160% increase in the number of channels being uploaded in the past three years.