O3 Productions began as a production company that specialized in documentaries and corporate films. In 2007, we expanded into drama distribution and became the first company in the world to introduce Turkish drama outside its homeland and into the Arab territories. 2010 saw O3 focus on producing Arabic series, establishing the company’s reputation as a serious player in the production industry. Since then O3 has produced a string of hits setting a few precedents in the process: The First Arab Telenovela; Ruby, a Scripted Format. The First Egyptian Telenovela; Al Montaqem (The Avenger), a Scripted Format based on Monte Cristo. The First Gulf Telenovela; Bayna al Hob Wal Mady (Between Love and the Past), an original series written by a Latin American writer especially for O3. The Largest historical series ever produced in the region; Omar and Saraya Abdeen. The most successful Saudi Comedy; Wifi and Selfie. O3 has now accumulated 100s of TV hours in original productions, and has offices in Dubai, Cairo and Istanbul.

O3‘s track record in the world of drama include:

  • First gulf telenovela consisting of 90 episodes: bayna al hob walmady
  • First Arab telenovela: Ruby
  • The first Egyptian telenovela, 120 episodes: al montankem
  • The biggest Arab historical series: Omar
  • The longest Dubai-based pan Arab drama starring young Arab faces-04
  • The most stunning Egyptian period drama: sarayaabdeen
  • Biggest gulf comedies: wifi and abulmalayeen


In a few years, O3 was able to multiply its annual drama production many times over, which resulted in creating an impressive track record that consists of hundreds of television drama hours.