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Government in South Africa to enforce 30% of local content for streaming services

South Africas Department of Communications and Digital Technologies is working to enforce 30% local content on video-on-demand services including Netflix and Showmax to promote local content and languages. As part of the departments propositions in a recently drafted white paper presented to parliament, streaming platforms will be mandated to offer at least 30% South African [...]

Arabic TV series, The Platform, begins filming season two in MENA

The 12-episode series, The Platform, stars Syrian actor, Maxim Khalil who has to keep his dysfunctional family from disintegrating. Season two is currently being filmed in various locations across Abu Dhabi and comes after a successful debut worldwide across the streaming platform, Netflix. The Platform was created and written by Hozan Akko, writer of top-hit Arabic [...]

Netflix partnered with Telfaz11 studio in MENA

The partnership with Netflix and Telfaz11 is a new project to produce eight new films for the Arabic region. This partnership comes after the incredible success of Telfaz11 and Netflixs award-winning film collection collaboration, Six Windows in the Desert. In its wake, Netflix is investing in Telfaz11s creativity and ingenuity to build stories that truly reflect the [...]

Egypt’s first Netflix production Paranormal to be released on 5 November

The international streaming platform Netflix will premiere the first episode of the Egyptian series Paranormal on 5 November, as the companys first production in Egypt. Netflix has already launched the first trial of the series, which is based on the novel by the late Egyptian author Ahmed Khaled Tawfik. The trial highlights the main characters, Dr Refaat [...]

Inkblot Productions and Netflix partnered for new Nigerian drama series

Inkblot Productions has announced a new partnership deal with Netflix. The new original drama series Far From Home is a six-part series created by Chinaza Onuzo and Dami Elebe which will be produced by Inkblot Productions. The story of Ishaya who is a charismatic teenager and talented artist from a poor family whose receives a [...]

Netflix inks 5-year deal with Saudi Studio Myrkott

Netflix and Saudi Arabian animation studio Myrkott, have inked a 5-year long exclusive collaboration to produce Saudi-focused shows and films. The collaboration includes the production of new and exclusive seasons of the Masameer series, Masameer upcoming movies, a new licensed original adult animation series, and a licensed original feature film, in addition to a library [...]