Cinemoz, the Beirut-based video-on-demand platform is adding an original content channel exclusively for what the company describes as “Arab genre and entertainment.” Dubbed “Moz Originals: The return of Arab imagination,” the new channel will start streaming original Arabic content beginning November 30, 2018.

The OTT startup, which inaugurated its free-to-view on-demand streaming platform in 2011, announced the latest move via Twitter. It also released a promo video giving a sneak peek into the new original productions.

Among the key attractions in the new line-up of content are the Lebanese short science fiction film titled Last Days of the Man of Tomorrow, as well as the Cinemoz’s own comedy mini-series Arabs in Space. The latter revolves around a crew of not-so-carefully selected Arab explorers who are sent into deep space on a critical mission to save their home countries and humanity.

Cinemoz aired the first slate of its original shows back in 2018 with the vision of disrupting the way premium Arab-centric entertainment content is produced and consumed. The company is primarily focused on Arab-speaking population across the GCC, Egypt, North Africa, the Levant, and the Arab diaspora spread across the world. It is currently collaborating with a number of major regional studios and independent movie makers to acquire titles.

The company is also committed to adding classic titles from Hollywood, Bollywood, and the burgeoning Egyptian film industry.

Jenan Al-Mukharriq

Jenan Al-Mukharriq

A highly driven organizing member of the StartUp Bahrain ecosystem. And a Project Manager at Matter In Hand with a passion for content creation and empowering communities.

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