Image Nation Abu Dhabi and technology publication Futurism are joining forces to develop and produce films, documentaries and unscripted TV series for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
The companies will market and distribute content on a range of regional channels, including Quest Arabiya, Image Nation and Discovery Communication’s free-to-air factual entertainment TV channel, and Futurism’s Arabic-language content portal Mostaqbal.
“This deal brings two leading content creators together to tackle some of the biggest topics of our time, including technology, science and societal change. Image Nation is pleased to be partnering with Futurism and we look forward to working together to promote the media industry in Abu Dhabi and the UAE,” said Ben Ross, head of Narrative Film and Television at Image Nation Abu Dhabi.
Alex Klokus, CEO of Futurism, added: “The most important storytelling today involves imagining humanity building a better future, and the rapid technological change and innovation happening in the Middle East, makes the region an ideal home to be sharing news and stories with. Image Nation is the perfect partner to propel us into this new terrain and we look forward to leveraging our relationship to create premium content, both, about and for this important market.”