When Tom Cruise swung from the Burj Khalifa for his blockbuster Mission Impossible we witnessed that UAE had peaked as a hotspot for Film Shooting. But that iconic scene set in Dubai was just a sign of things to come. Over the last two years, UAE is a favoured destination to shoot some high profile movies. A wide range of shooting locations combined with urbane infrastructure makes it a top choice for most Directors. The list includes Star Wars VII, Fast and Furious 7, Dabangg, Happy New Year and Airlift.
Wondering what makes filmmakers, ad makers and others rush to UAE?
Here’s what the desert country offers:
- From mosques, plush malls, skyscrapers and fancy hotels to desert, beach, and racing tracks, UAE ‘s locales are a perfect backdrop for Film shooting.
- If you need sunny weather, you can come here at any time of the year.
- To support and promote creative production in the UAE, the UAE government has established a special zone. Abu Dhabi’s twofour54 and Dubai Media City are two such incentives to encourage filming here.
Why do you need Studio 52?
Why wait? Choose UAE as your next shoot destination. But getting the required shooting permission in UAE isn’t easy. The law requires you to hire a local production company, who will obtain the permits on your behalf. Wondering why this matters? Because that’s exactly where Studio 52 can help.
When you hire Studio 52, you will need to give us:
- The details of your production
- The category your production belongs to
- Your scripts, storyboards, treatments, and series synopsis
- Location list
- Passport copies of the crew
Be it adherence to the laws or paying the requisite fees, we’ll do it all to get the license to film shooting on your behalf. From time to time, new filming permit requirements may be added to the old list. We always stay updated on any such new additions and/or amendments. Thus, hiring Studio 52 means adhering to all legal requirements in terms of your shooting permission in UAE.
What else can we do?
We can do much more than helping you get your license to film shooting in the UAE. Our other services on offer include:
- Aerial Filming Permit
- Ground Filming Permit
- Location Scouting
- Production Manager (English and Arabic)
- Location Manager
- Booking and Renting of Equipment
- Negotiation with Location Owners
With our experience of being 40+ years in business, we can offer you excellent quality audio and video services to complement your film shoot.
At Studio 52, we are equipped with an excellent team of experts. Just let us know what you need and we would be happy to help. We are not just your facilitator in getting your shooting permissions in UAE. You can trust us to walk that extra mile to ensure your project is done efficiently.