Executives from the Middle East’s TV and film production industry converged on Dubai on the 11th March for the 11th edition of the Digital Studio Middle East Awards ceremony.
Companies and individuals from the production and broadcast industry were recognised for excellence across 15 categories of awards covering the full spectrum of talent in the industry, from film production and post-production to technical innovation.
The winners collected their awards in front of more than 300 industry professionals during a gala dinner held at the InterContinental Dubai Festival City.
After a networking reception, the event, which was presented by popular radio host Tom Urquart, moved on to the revelation of the awards.
The prestigious Content Capture Award went to Pheonix Film for the impressive promotional film, Range Rover – The Last Quarter. Dubai-based CGI specialist Real Image scooped two awards, the Special Effects / CGI Award and Excellence in Post Production. Pay to view Broadcaster OSN also garnered two awards: for Content Delivery Platform of the Year and Satellite Services Innovation of the Year. Abdulhamid Juma, head of Dubai International Film Festival, also attended the event and walked away with the prestigious Hall of Fame accolade for outstanding services to the production industry.