Fadi Mehio

Icflix preps Arabian superhero toon

Icflix has ordered Dunia, a new animated series for kids that will be an original for its Middle East and North African SVOD service. The streaming service has a dedicated kids app, Icflix kids, and Dunia will launch on that as well as its core OTT offering. The ten-part show will follow Dunia, a 12-year-old […]

Mid East ‘Netflix’ scores Miramax deal

Upcoming Middle Eastern streaming service icflix has scored another deal with a US studio – this time picking up a batch of feature films from Miramax. The agreement includes Academy Award-winning titles such as Chicago and The English Patient and comes soon after icflix added titles from Turner Broadcasting System, DHX Media and Mondo TV […]

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 […]