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Abu Dhabi Announces Ambitious Studio Complex with 11 Soundstages

Abu Dhabi To Construct Studio Complex With 11 Soundstages

Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, has announced an exciting initiative to build a major studio complex. Abu Dhabi’s twofour54 media hub has revealed an project named “twofour54 studios,” aiming for completion in 2025. The 400,000 square-meter complex will house 11 soundstages, a 3,000 square-meter exterior water tank, six standing sets, 7000 square-meters of office space, and other production facilities.

This expansion positions Abu Dhabi as a sought-after backdrop for major Hollywood and Bollywood films, with renowned franchises like Dune, Star Wars, and Fast and Furious already utilizing it for exterior locations.

Source: ADNEC Group

Abu Dhabi’s twofour54 Expands Amid Saudi Arabia’s Emergence as a Film Location

Abu Dhabi’s twofour54 media hub is expanding its facilities to meet the growing demands of the global film industry. The move comes at a time when neighboring Saudi Arabia is emerging as a major film location, backed by significant investments in facilities and marketing.

Source: twofour54

As the competition heats up, twofour54 aims to solidify its position as a top production destination in the MENA region, providing a world-class platform for filmmakers to bring their cinematic dreams to life.

Mark Whitehead’s Vision for twofour54 as a Leading Film Production Hub

Mark Whitehead, CEO of twofour54, is leading the expansion of Abu Dhabi’s media hub.

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“twofour54 has facilitated thousands of productions over the last 15 years, establishing a compelling track record and building a deep expertise of the global film industry’s demands…We remain steadfast in our mission to foster creativity, nurture talent and provide a world-class platform where visionaries can bring their cinematic dreams to life.”

Mark Whitehead

This expansion aims to establish Abu Dhabi as a top destination for international film projects.