licensing & regulations

The Media Zone Authority - Abu Dhabi has been mandated by the Abu Dhabi Government and Executive Council to develop a thriving world-class media industry that contributes significantly to the achievements of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi's economic, social and cultural objectives. The MZA’s vision is aligned with the 2030 Economic Vision ‘to develop Abu Dhabi as a sustainable, diversified, high-value-added economy that encourages enterprises and entrepreneurship and well integration in the global economy leading to better opportunities for all’.

The Media Zone Authority - Abu Dhabi strives to facilitate the growth and development of the Abu Dhabi media industry through the implementation of conducive, transparent, consistent and effective regulations and strategic media initiatives, which in turn positively contributes to Abu Dhabi's GDP. 

The Media Zone Authority - Abu Dhabi has a portfolio of leading media and entertainment companies to fulfill this mandate including twofour54 Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Film Commission, and Image Nation

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