Sunday, June 23, 2024

Interviews

Showmax’s Candice Fangueiro

November 19, 2019

Candice Fangueiro, head of content for Africa at Showmax, tells World Screen Newsflash about her overall acquisitions approach, the strategy for increasing the platform’s slate of originals and breaking through in an increasingly competitive landscape.

OSN’s Patrick Tillieux

October 10, 2019

Under new CEO Patrick Tillieux—who has extensive experience working in pay and free TV in Europe, including at ProSiebenSat.1, Canal+ and SBS Broadcasting—OSN has also refocused its sports strategy, shifting that investment to other areas, notably movies and entertainment.

Turner’s Tarek Mounir

February 23, 2018

Turner's VP and general manager for the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey speaks about the company's portfolio of businesses, its exclusive partnership with beIN Media Group and his outlook for the region’s media sector.

MBC’s Fadi Ismail

September 22, 2017

The group director of MBC shares his perspective on programming and producing for audiences in the Middle East and beyond.

STARZ Play’s Maaz Sheikh

April 10, 2017

The CEO and co-founder of STARZ Play is using his experience in both digital media and pay TV—he previously worked at regional platform OSN—to deliver a compelling subscription offering to viewers.

Joseph Hundah

October 27, 2016

Hundah, whose career in African media has included senior roles at MultiChoice and Modern Times Group, is leading Kwesé TV as the president and CEO of Econet Media.

Image Nation’s Michael Garin

September 28, 2016

The CEO of Image Nation is using his years of experience working in Hollywood and the emerging markets of Central and Eastern Europe to cultivate a strong and successful production business in Abu Dhabi.