ENTERTAINMENT | DISNEY+ Content To Make Exclusive Middle East Debut On OSN

Walt Disney Co’s Diseny+ content will be available for the first time in the Middle East and North Africa on regional pay television and online streaming provider OSN from April 9. RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Dubai –headquarter has signed a ‘long-term’ exclusive distribution rights agreement, OSN Chief Executive Patrick Tillieux told Reuters by telephone, … Continue reading ENTERTAINMENT | DISNEY+ Content To Make Exclusive Middle East Debut On OSN

ENTERTAINMENT | Manga Production Partners With Sumitomo Group To Air Saudi-Anime Series ‘Future’s Folktales’ In Japan

RIYADH | Saudi Arabia – Manga Production, a subsidiary of the Prince Mohammed bin Salman ‘Misk’ Foundation, announced Monday its partnership with Sumitomo Group to air the Saudi-anime series ‘Future’s Folktale’ across ‘J-com’ channel in Japan starting Saturday April 4th , 2020. The partnership was signed by two key representatives from the Kingdom of Saudi … Continue reading ENTERTAINMENT | Manga Production Partners With Sumitomo Group To Air Saudi-Anime Series ‘Future’s Folktales’ In Japan

ROYALS | Meghan Markle Narrating Elephant Documentary On Diseny+

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA - The Duchess of Sussex has narrated an upcoming documentary about elephants, titled ‘Elephant’,  for Disney’s streaming service, Disney +, and it becomes available watch on April 3. ‘Disneynature’s Elephant, an Original Movie narrated by Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, starts streaming April 3, only #DisneyPlus’, the medica company announced on … Continue reading ROYALS | Meghan Markle Narrating Elephant Documentary On Diseny+

ENTERTAINMENT | Netflix Slowing Down In Europe To Save Internet From Crashing As Coronavirus Ramp Up At-Home Streaming

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The coronavirus has left millions around the globe staying indoors to self-quarantine, of course leading to a major spike in at-home viewing on streaming services as Netflix. Now, after European Commissioner Thierry Breton revealed that he’s been in talks with Netflix CEO Reed Hastings about the importance of reducing high-definition … Continue reading ENTERTAINMENT | Netflix Slowing Down In Europe To Save Internet From Crashing As Coronavirus Ramp Up At-Home Streaming

ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Cannes Film Festival Postponed Due To The Coronavirus Pandemic

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – France’s renowned Canned Film Festival has been postponed. Organizers of cinema’s largest annual gathering, scheduled to take place May 12-23, said Thursday that they are considering moving the festical to the end of June or the beginning of July. ‘As soon as the development of the French and international health … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Cannes Film Festival Postponed Due To The Coronavirus Pandemic

ENTERTAINMENT | Fund Announced For Saudi Filmmakers

RIYADH | The non-profit Red Sea International Film Festival Foundation announced on Tuesday a fund of SR200,000 ($53,283) in the form of emergency community relief grants to support Saudi filmmakers. The fund aims to help freelance Saudi filmmakers who have sustained a financial loss resulting from cancelled or postponed gigs or opportunities directly related to … Continue reading ENTERTAINMENT | Fund Announced For Saudi Filmmakers

SPORTS | Horse Racing: Dubai World Cup Meeting To Be Held ‘Without Paid Spectators’

DUBAI – The Dubai World Cup horse race meeting will go ahead on March 28 ‘without paid hospitality spectators’ due to concern of the new coronavirus outbreak, Dubai Racing Club said in  a statement. Spectators have been banned at race meetings this month across the United Arab Emirates, which has recorded 98 cases of the … Continue reading SPORTS | Horse Racing: Dubai World Cup Meeting To Be Held ‘Without Paid Spectators’