Monday, 25 June 2012

Dubai Studio City (DCS) is a Free Zone dedicated to facilitate the creation and

Dubai Studio City (DCS) is a Free Zone dedicated to facilitate the creation and
development of an environment and world-class infrastructure to foster the growth of
the television, film and music industries in the region. DSC is also a part of the Dubai
Technology and Media Free Zone.
Designed to accelerate the growth of the broadcast, film, television and music production
industries, Dubai Studio City (DSC) is an ultra-modern facility integrating every
component of content production & broadcast under one roof. Spread across 22 million
square feet, it will include production, post-production, broadcast, equipment rental,
freelancers, commercial offices, business centre and satellite facilities among others.
It will also have residential areas, hotels, an entertainment centre, film schools and
training institutes. This unique combination of world-class infrastructure, qualified
professionals and unique networking environment will make it the ideal location for
creative people to unleash their imagination. DSC offers an industry cluster environment with excellent networking opportunities. With all the elements of the film entertainmentindustry under one roof, support services such as marketing and ancillary services are also available,making Dubai Studio City an ideal destination for the audio-visual industry. Over the past few years, the audio-visual industry has witnessed a revolutionary change. With the rapid increase in the number of TV channels, the fastest-growing media industry today is TV Content Production and Distribution. Technically advanced animation films are gaining popularity, as digital portable devices reinvent the music industry. In such a pulsating scenario, it makes sound business sense to invest in a cost competitive development like Dubai Studio City which has the potential to make history.Dubai Studio City aims at attracting investors from the production and broadcast industries. Companies providing support services like animation, dubbing, make-up,costume design, casting, talent agencies are also invited to be a part of Dubai Studio City. Film schools and universities offering accredited programs, as well as film workshops and short courses will be made available at Dubai Studio City.
 The institutes and education centres will help identify and groom future talent for the industry.


• Industry Cluster Environment

• Advanced and scalable Telecoms and Broadband

• Networking Opportunities

• Tap into the creative and innovative energy in the zone for new ideas

• Excellent networking opportunities in the Media Hub

• Commercial, residential, educational and recreational facilities

• Type of company activities include TV and radio broadcasting, broadcast management,

filmed entertainment, film production / post production, sound production, various production services, music & entertainment etc.

 Form of registration

• As a branch of a foreign company - no minimum capital required.

• As a branch of a UAE company - no minimum capital required.

• As a Free Zone Limited Liability Company (FZ-LLC) - minimum share capital

   AED 50,000 – AED 2,500,000 depending on the type of license.

Facility costs and type of license

Registration Fee one time (FZ-LLC) AED 3,500

Registration Fee one time (branch) AED 3,500
Type of License
TV & Radio station (terrestrial /satellite)                       25,000
TV & Radio network (terrestrial /satellite)                      40,000
Broadcast Management                                                15,000

• These figures are indicative and subject to change.

Winston Wambua

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