Partnership gives Saudi film sector push to expand

Canon Middle East, a provider of imaging technologies and services, has formed a strategic partnership with First Gulf Company (FGC) to expand its professional video segment in Saudi Arabia.
Updated 07 October 2019

Partnership gives Saudi film sector push to expand

Demand for specialized videography and 4K content video services is increasing in the Kingdom, and professionals in the field are seeking higher-quality, innovative products and solutions to enable them to accurately express their creative storytelling vision. To meet this demand, Canon Middle East, a provider of imaging technologies and services, has formed a strategic partnership with First Gulf Company (FGC) to expand its professional video segment in Saudi Arabia.
With more than SR3.3 billion ($880 million) in spending earmarked for culture and media by 2020, Saudi Arabia is aiming to attract private sector investment in the development of its creative and entertainment industries. The partnership with FGC will cater to building a modern broadcast and film industry by providing professionals with the latest equipment and solutions essential to attract the investment and drive growth.
The partnership also serves the larger vision of Saudi Arabia, which aims to develop a sophisticated smart, digital infrastructure mandated by Vision 2030 to diversify the local economy, attract investors and enhance the competitiveness of the Saudi economy globally.


ALJ Motors unveils Toyota Granvia in Saudi Arabia

Updated 13 October 2019

ALJ Motors unveils Toyota Granvia in Saudi Arabia

Abdul Latif Jameel Motors, the authorized distributor of Toyota vehicles in Saudi Arabia, has unveiled the new Toyota Granvia in the Saudi market.

Designed to provide an exceptional transportation space that addresses the growing demand for high-end shuttles, the new vehicle’s design, interior, engine, and safety features enable the riders to travel with total peace of mind.

“We are very excited to unveil the new Granvia, a true premium transport solution that meets the evolving needs of those desiring a spacious cabin, unrivaled comfort, and superior refinement. By providing ample personal space, we have ensured that each passenger will enjoy a smooth, comfortable ride and arrive at their destination feeling relaxed and refreshed,” said Mazin Jameel, executive director, marketing, Abdul Latif Jameel Motors.

“At Abdul Latif Jameel Motors, we believe that travel should always be an enjoyable experience, and it was our goal to launch an exceptional Toyota vehicle that enhances people’s journeys by creating memorable moments to cherish. I would like to extend my gratitude to all of our guests for their continuous support, which is an endless source of inspiration in our drive to introduce ‘ever-better’ cars,” Jameel added.

The new Granvia takes the concept of a luxury shuttle to the next level with premium seating for up to six people, including a standard feature of four leather ottomans with footrests — a class first. Its expansive cabin delivers a level of comfort and refinement passengers would normally associate with a high-end limousine, complete with independent rear climate control, adjustable interior illumination, and luxurious woodgrain and metallic finishing, among many other features.

The relationship between Toyota and Abdul Latif Jameel Motors was established more than half-century ago, and has grown to become one of the most remarkable automotive forces in the Kingdom.

Abdul Latif Jameel Motors is also one of the largest independent certified Toyota distributors in the world. Under its principle of putting the guest first and its commitment to achieving excellence in all it has to offer, Abdul Latif Jameel Motors supports the widespread use of Toyota vehicles in the Saudi market through an extensive network of sales and maintenance centers strategically located around the Kingdom, providing peace of mind for their guests, wherever they may be.