Arabic Content, What’s Trending?
January 18, 2023
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With over 20 years of a proven success throughout the MENA region as a content strategist and executive producer, Nahla has gained extensive knowledge from working with some of the most successful media and entertainment companies in the world such as Warner Bros. Discovery, Paramount, and The Walt Disney. Her latest role as Head of Content at Warner Bros. Discovery Middle East and Africa has inspired her to start her own production house “Qeesh Productions” in the UAE and Egypt, with a mission of delivering a world class lifestyle content to the Arab World.
Nahi Sannan has 27 years of experience, domestically and internationally, mainly in Broadcast, Digital Media companies, and the IT industry. He is the Chief Commercial Officer for one of the largest MENA motion-picture Hollywood movies Distributor and Arabic content Production house, Eagle Films ME, providing market-specific insight and solid partnerships in the new digital entertainment space for Tier One SVOD, OTT, On-Demand platforms, and a range of broadcasters across the MENA.
He led various content initiatives across multiple platforms and formats to drive sales, engagement, retention, leads, and positive customer behavior. Before that, he was the Head of Operations for Emirates Airlines, managing high-quality integrated technology and improving Quality Assurance, Fault Management, and Service Delivery benchmarks by taking corrective action to ensure on-time delivery of products and services.
Before that, he was a Data Analyst at the Mercedes Benz Manufacturing Plant in Alabama, USA. He identified potential risks in the assembly line robotic system and initiated the full integration of different technologies to improve operational efficiency. Nahi graduated with Honors from the University of Michigan Computer Engineering Program.
Since 2010, Nathalie Habib, Co-Owner & Executive Producer, has played a pivotal role in positioning Blink Studios as the Middle East’s “go-to” film and animation studio upholding international standards of content production for linear, digital and immersive platforms. Blink Studios was set up in 2005 as the quintessential independent studio which develops IPs that represent stories from the Middle East aimed at children and family audiences. With several successful international series co-productions and award-winning short films, Blink Studios IP slate is original in its narrative treatment and production value aimed at winning the hearts and minds of diverse international audiences. Blink Studios has a solid presence in Dubai & Abu Dhabi with accelerating growth in Los Angeles & Houston anchored in two decades of a rich portfolio of service work, co-productions and original IPs that boast untold stories from the Middle East.