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Showmax’s Candice Fangueiro

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.

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OSN’s Patrick Tillieux

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.

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Turner’s Tarek Mounir

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.

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STARZ Play’s Maaz Sheikh

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.

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Joseph Hundah

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.

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Image Nation’s Michael Garin

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.

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