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Netflix & UNESCO launched short film competition across Sub-Saharan Africa

Netflix and UNESCO have partnered to launch short film competition African Folktales, Reimagined across Sub-Saharan Africa. Winners will be trained and mentored by industry professionals and given a $75 000 production budget to create short films that will premiere on the streaming service in Netflix in 2022 as an “Anthology of African folktales”. The competition [...]

Netflix to introduce 32 new Palestinian films

Netflix will launch a collection of 32 films either helmed by Palestinian filmmakers or about Palestinian stories, under the category Palestinian Stories on October 14. The collection is a tribute to the creativity and passion of the Arab film industry as Netflix continues to invest in stories from the Arab world. Basil Khalils 2015 Oscar-nominated [...]

Analyzing Netflix’s attempts to tap the African market

According to Dataxis latest research, Showmax and Netflix are the dominant players in the SVOD market with a market share of 31.6% and 29.7% of subscribers respectively. The recent launch of a free offer in Kenya illustrates the change in Netflixs strategy to address the African markets peculiarities. On the other hand, Apple TV and [...]

Image Nation Abu Dhabi’s feature film ‘Scales’ available on Netflix

Netflix released Image Nation Abu Dhabis critically acclaimed feature film Scales (Sayidat al Bahar) throughout the middle east region, following an award-winning festival season and cinema releases in Saudi Arabia and the USA. The UAE feature film explores the changing role of women in society through the allegorical, magical-realist tale of Hayat, a young girl [...]

Netflix da inicio a su expansión hacia los videojuegos con Stranger Things

De acuerdo a la información reportada en varios websites especializados, la plataforma de streaming Netflix continúa avanzando en su expansión hacia el mercado de los videojuegos, y ha elegido Polonia como prueba piloto para la iniciativa, la cual, según se informó, se desarrollará a escala global. Hasta el momento, se desconoce su fecha de implementación [...]

Netflix starts its expansion into video games with Stranger Things

According to information reported on several specialized websites, the SVOD OTT Netflix continues moving forward on its expansion into the video game market, and has chosen Poland as a first trial for the initiative, which, as reported, will be developed on a global scale. Up to now, its implementation date in Latin America is unknown. [...]

Netflix promove seu primeiro evento mundial para fãs o dia 25 de setembro

Para celebrar os fãs, a Netflix criou o Tudum, evento que tem como objetivo trazer novidades e conteúdos inéditos. No Brasil, o projeto já se desdobrou em diferentes formatos, como festival, almanaque e live. Com o sucesso, a Netflix expandiu a ideia internacionalmente e agora prepara o “Tudum: Um evento mundial para fãs“.  No dia [...]