They will also create scripted and unscripted television series.
A wide-reaching content partnership formed between Image Nation Abu Dhabi and Futurism, a web science and technology publication.
Image Nation and Futurism will together generate and create feature films and documentaries. They will also create scripted and unscripted television series.
They will also partner over existing platforms to market and distribute content. These are few platforms Quest Arabiya, Image Nation and Discovery Communication’s free-to-air factual entertainment television channel broadcasting across MENA and Mostaqbal, Futurism’s Arabic-language content portal.
Ben Ross, head of Narrative Film and Television at Image Nation Abu Dhabi said, “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."
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."
Abu Dhabi’s Image Nation is one of the dominating media and entertainment companies in the Arabic-speaking world and In Futurism the content is based around science, technology and central narrative of tomorrow and it has over 140 million hits a month on its website.
Futurism also has an Arabic language website Mostaqbal for the growing Middle Eastern audience.