twofour54 is not just a great business location for content creators, it is an eco-system providing end-to-end support, guidance and knowledge, and a range of services to get you and your business running as quickly and smoothly as possible.
Our collaborative ecosystem facilitates a wide range of business support services starting from marketing and business networking to services including government liaison, logistics and office support, IT services, travel arrangements, and offer you the talent and facilities to grow and thrive all through a one-stop-shop!
We aim to simplify your life, so you can focus on running your business while we take care of the rest.
Our collaborative ecosystem facilitates a wide range of support starting from marketing and business networking to services including government liaison, logistics, travel and office support.
The intranet Connect portal is an exclusive online platform for our community in which our partners can engage with our collaborative ecosystem, access resources, share news, register for events, search for freelance talent, avail exclusive offers, and much more.Find out more
Taking place every quarter, twofour54 connect – partner-networking events provide an engaging opportunity for our partners and the wider community to meet other partners, businesses, and government entities, talk to potential customers and find out about our latest developments.
With our extensive marketing and support offerings, we have the tools to promote your business, across the community and the media. Including prominent brand placement on our website, promotions on our social media channels, and sharing your success stories and case studies.
Our dedicated team can liaise on your behalf with government authorities throughout the UAE, for visas, registration, driving licenses, film permits, customs, and much more, helping to reduce transaction times and speed up approvals.Find out more
in house - travel agency
From booking your flights to finding a hotel and getting you to and from the airport, our in-house travel agency offers a suite of services to make your journey as easy as possible.Read more
logistic & office support
We provide a range of relocation and tenant services to get you settled in and up and running as seamlessly as possible.Read more
strategic introduction and connections
We facilitate introductions and referrals between our partners, and support with the strategic introduction and the creation of connections amongst our partners and government entities, to help businesses thrive and prosper.
An industry is nothing without talented people to run it, guide it and grow it. That’s why at twofour54, our commitment to building the Capital for Content Creators doesn’t stop at creating opportunities for businesses.
We aim to inspire the next generation of creative leaders by developing youth-focused initiatives that spark interest in the media sector. We offer a range of initiatives designed to educate, excite and engage.
Looking for great talent for your next project? Whether you need a marketing strategist, a graphic designer, or a photographer, we can help. With a pool of over 530+ multilingual talented freelancers, across 60 media specialties, our team will source the perfect talent for the job.Send us your requirements
youth talent pool
Creative lab connects volunteers and interns for productions and other projects, allowing them to collaborate with professionals, boost their skills through an internship, attend workshops or short courses, or hang out and brainstorm creative ideas.Go ahead, explore creative lab
Our campus offers an environment that encourages innovation through collaboration, mentorship, and networking. Everything we do is to ensure that our partners have the resources they need to change the media and entertainment landscape in the region.
Our HD studio facilities include seven broadcast-ready studios. Each has a production gallery, a comfortable green room and make-up and dressing rooms, supported by staff from our in-house team. All studios are soundproofed with full saturation lighting rigs, soft 'cycs' and 4x4 m 'elephant doors' for drive-in access.
The 300,000 sq. m. backlot offers a wide variety of sets and facilities for any production. Facilities include costume, make-up and dressing rooms, a large canteen and purpose-built production offices, making filming at this exclusive setting as seamless as possible.
twofour54 being named “Post Production House of the Year” multiple times by Digital Studio magazine, offers multi-use post-production suites dedicated to high-end finishing, compositing and colour grading for work up to 4k.Email us
twofour54's screening room provides 16 superior quality raked seats, ensuring you and your guests all have the best seat in the house. True 4k cinema projection and Dolby surround sound are just some of the features of our state-of-the-art screening room.Email us
We have a wide range of meeting rooms and event venues all in close proximity to your offices at twofour54. With capacity varying from 5 people to 200, these meeting rooms and event halls can serve many functions from small business meetings to press conferences.
shop and eat
Our community is much more than a place of work – with restaurants, coffee shops, convenient stores, banks & ATM, gym and efficient public transport.Find out more
A creative environment where you can work, meet, and connect, this is a place where you can run workshops, work on a project using the latest equipment, or just hang out in the lounge.Read more
talk to us
If you would like more information or want to talk to us about supporting your business, you can visit the business services team on the ground floor of Building 1 at twofour54. We are open from 9 am to 5 pm, Sunday to Thursday,
frequently asked questions
There is no licence fee to set up your business at twofour54, as the licence fees to set up a new company in Abu Dhabi have been waived by the Media Zone Authority for the first two years* (MZA).
Yes, you will need to pay some other fees, including:
|1||GM pre-approval||AED 525|
|2||PO Box||AED 1,312.50|
|3||Immigration fees|| Immigration registration fee: AED 755 (every three years) |
Online registration in immigration system: AED 2,080
|4||Visa fees (excluding VAT)|| About AED 4,140 per person, excluding health insurance. |
The health insurance amount depends on cover, age and gender.
|5||Office annual rent (subject to availability)||Depends on the type and space of the office, which can be discussed with your business development manager.|
Yes, we have a full range of offices available for every type and size of media business.
No, if you are registered with the MZA, you must be located inside the media zone.
Yes, all employees must have visas issued by the MZA.
Yes, every company registered under the MZA has to have a registered MZA PO Box.
Yes. As long as you can provide all the required information, you can set up a company from wherever you are located.
The process only takes a few days if all the information is provided.
There is no minimum share capital requirement.
Yes, you can choose to open the bank account before or after the company is incorporated and licensed. If you choose to open the bank account after the company is incorporated, the bank account must be opened prior to the first renewal of the business license.
Yes, subject to approval.
No, you can choose any UAE bank.
Yes, subject to availability and approval.
No, only the general manager and the employees have to reside in the UAE.
Yes, if you have the correct DED licence. Ask us for more information concerning this.
Yes, once your company is incorporated under the Media Zone Authority.
- Government liasion services, such as No Objection Certificates and vehicle services
- Visa services, like employment visa, visas for dependents and visit visas
- Travel services, like tourist visas, holiday packages and cargo transportation
- Support services, such as IT, conference bookings and office cleaning
Yes, if you are a twofour54 partner, you will have online access to do so.
You can pay via a credit or debit card, cash, bank transfer or cheque.
From 09:00 to 17:00, Sunday to Thursday.
No, we can only deal with health insurance for our partners and their dependents.