53 Top UAE (United Arab Emirates) Media and Entertainment Companies and Startups of 2021

July 20, 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best UAE (United Arab Emirates) based Media and Entertainment companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Media and Entertainment industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top UAE (United Arab Emirates) Media and Entertainment Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

STARZ PLAY

STARZ PLAY

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STARZ PLAY offers films, Hollywood series, and documentaries for children in conjunction with the U.S., as well as Arabic content.

Kitab Sawti

Kitab Sawti

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Kitab Sawti is an Arabic audio entertainment service offering audiobooks and podcasts through mobile apps.

Kitab Sawti

ADQ

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ADQ is a holding company with a diverse portfolio of major enterprises.

Kitab Sawti

Rawa.tv

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Rawa.tv is a live streaming platform dedicated to Arab gaming.

Kitab Sawti

Finyal Media

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A podcast network Creating podcasts for young people across the Arab world.

Kitab Sawti

DEI

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DEI serves as an exclusive operating partner providing turnkey imaging solutions to attractions and resorts.

Kitab Sawti

OjaBox

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A cloud collaboration platform for creative teams to manage all their digital assets and simply track work and deliver faster!

Kitab Sawti

Wyld

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Wyld is the photo & video spreading challenge: create, spread, compete, & win prizes.

Kitab Sawti

Tawahadna

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Tawahadna is a media production house that focuses on creating documentaries on Emirati artists and help them get international recognition.

Kitab Sawti

Flash Group

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Flash Group is an international advertising and media company.

Kitab Sawti

Augustus Media Holding Ltd

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Augustus is a new media publishing company based in Dubai and Riyadh, we own and operate media brands that target young audiences.

Kitab Sawti

Webedia Arabia

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Webedia Arabia is a digital Arab networks, through pillars of fashion & beauty, pop culture, food, parenting, and gaming/esports.

Kitab Sawti

Aido.com

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AIDO.com is the largest e-commerce solution for entertainment in the Middle East & GCC.

Kitab Sawti

Zorins TV

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Zorins TV is an international media that offers its viewers entertainment in five channels.

Kitab Sawti

Digital Media Services

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Digital Media Services is Choueiri Groups dedicated digital media representation unit.

Kitab Sawti

MOBY Group

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MOBY Group is a leading media and entertainment company with a focus on emerging and frontier markets.

Kitab Sawti

MEED Media FZ LLC

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MEED Media FZ LLC is a remarkable senior management media brand.

Kitab Sawti

Novo Cinemas

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Novo Cinemas currently operates 104 screens with over 16,000 seats across 10 properties.

Kitab Sawti

Gigaworks

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Gigaworks is a Virtual Reality Film Studio

Kitab Sawti

Yazle Media

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Yazle Media is a digital media company Located in 10 Countries worldwide

Kitab Sawti

OMNES media.com

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OMNESmedia.com is a unique online media solutions provider that empowers you to CONNECT, MEASURE and REACH your objectives

Kitab Sawti

The Gritti Fund

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Next Generation Early-Stage Investment Fund for Startups in the MENA region

Kitab Sawti

UNBOXING GEEKS

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A Leading Arabic portal For Technology , Business and startups in MENA Region

Kitab Sawti

Aurora

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SaaS Over The Top (OTT) Video on Demand (VOD) Platform

Kitab Sawti

Studio52

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PIONEER IN MEDIA COMMUNICATION SINCE 1977

Kitab Sawti

Access Advertising

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Access Advertising is a UAE based graphic design agency.

Kitab Sawti

AMAEYA Media

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Podcast company

Kitab Sawti

QYU

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QYU™ is a full service media rights distribution agency connecting to Television, OTT, Mobile, in-flight and broadband.

Kitab Sawti

Dot Republic Media

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Dot Republic Media is a content distribution platform that enables publishers to focus on content creation by handling revenue generation.

Kitab Sawti

BVC Media

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Media & Entertainment

Kitab Sawti

Gulf Business

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Gulf Business an first regional news magazine that publishes news about industry, lifestyle and events.

Kitab Sawti

Expression, LLC

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Expression, LLC is offers media, print and production, interactive, CRM, strategic planning, contract publishing, events and sponsorship.

Kitab Sawti

Growl Media

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Growl Media’s mission is to build apps, under the Appy Kids’ brand, that are both educational and entertaining

Kitab Sawti

Multi Platform Network

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Multi Platform Network offers advertising solutions.

Kitab Sawti

Alpha Media Production Services

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Alpha Media Production Services offers media production services.

Kitab Sawti

PBQ

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Growth automation for startups

Kitab Sawti

Mawhooob.App – Entertainment & Event Management Company

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Mawhooob is a leading entertainment, event management & talent booking agency in Dubai, UAE.

Kitab Sawti

Equityplus Advertising

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Equityplus Advertising is an advertising and media production company.

Kitab Sawti

WAASTAA

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WAASTAA is an online social and creative networking service that showcases creative work from across the globe.

Kitab Sawti

Media A La Carte

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Media A La Carte is a media production company specialized in motion graphic, 3D animations, video production and editing services.

Kitab Sawti

Film District Dubai

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Film District Dubai is a media production company.

Kitab Sawti

AdVoice

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AdVoice is a mobile audio ad network with the largest reach in this format.

Kitab Sawti

NgageU

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NgageU is part story-teller & part concept builder in the digital and mobile app space.

Kitab Sawti

AquAries Productions

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AquAries Productions is a media production company.

Kitab Sawti

Haze Productions

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Haze Productions is a UAE based independent production and post-production house.

Kitab Sawti

A.k.a. Media

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a.k.a. Media is an integrated media production, post-production and digital company.

Kitab Sawti

Macmillan Adam

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Macmillan Adam produces corporate and commercial videos.

Kitab Sawti

Filmworks Group

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Filmworks Group is a broadcasting and media production company.

Kitab Sawti

Four Kings

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Four Kings is a media production company.

Kitab Sawti

InteractiveME

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InteractiveME is a site that provides latest news, interviews, researches, top blogs & everyday happenings in the media industry.

Kitab Sawti

IBC Studio

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IBC Studio is a media production house.

Kitab Sawti

Media Zone Network

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Media Zone Network is prominent and authentic source of news, current affairs and information delivery online.

Kitab Sawti

Zayed Sports City

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Zayed Sports City is a sports stadium and events venue for entertainment and other sports event.

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