Prince Al Waleed bin Talal
Owner of Rotana Media Group
Saudi Arabia
Waleed Arab Hashem
CEO, Rotana Studios
Saudi Arabia
Michael Cairns
COO, Rotana Media Group
Saudi Arabia
Rotana is the Arab world’s largest media group, the Arab world’s largest music label and still the region’s biggest buyer of Arab films—an film acquisition role for its that now encompasses a more diverse range of Arab nationalities. Rotana’s plans to produce many Saudi films has just started. And it has struck several key deals with regional streaming platforms, including one with Wide Khaliji to bring its 10 branded premium channels including Rotana Cinema, Rotana Drama, Rotana Classic across the MENA region and another with MBC Group to makes its TV channels available on-demand to Shahid VIP subscribers.