The board of twofour54, the Abu Dhabi-based media, entertainment, and gaming hub, has appointed Mark Whitehead, an international media leader with nearly 30 years of experience, as chief executive officer.
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Majid Al-Futtaim’s Vox Cinemas is introducing CtrlMovie, the region’s first interactive movie experience, which lets the audience decide how the plot of the movie unfolds. The new interactive experience will launch in the UAE and Saudi Arabia on August 5.
The United Arab Emirates' Media Regulatory Office has announced that new movies will be released in cinemas there without any censorship. The move comes in the wake of the UAE’s decision last month to ban Disney Pixar's Lightyear based on what it said was "a violation of the country's media content standards." The animated film depicts a romantic kiss between two female characters.