Carlos Tibi

icflix bags Lilyhammer

Middle East and North Africa VOD service icflix has acquired rights to Norway-set crime comedy-drama Lilyhammer. The deal for the Netflix-commissioned mobster show with Red Arrow International covers 23 territories. “Lilyhammer is an exceptional series with international appeal and we are positive that our members across MENA will enjoy it as much as fans globally have […]

Mid East VOD platform launches in North America, UK

The online platform dubbed the Middle East and North Africa’s answer to Netflix, icflix, has launched in Canada, the US and the UK. The subscription VOD service is now offering Bollywood and Jazwood (Arabic) content to ex-pat Arabic and Hindi speakers in those territories, a move that comes after trademarks were registered in North America […]

Middle Eastern ‘Netflix’ preps summer launch

A new Middle East-based on demand service has scored deals with Hollywood studios, Arabic content houses and Bollywood film providers ahead of its launch in June, TBI has learned. Dubai-headquartered icflix will be a hybrid SVOD/TVOD service launching across platforms in the Middle East and North Africa, and will also target Arabic ex-pats around the […]