Bring your production to life
at twofour54’s Backlot

Spanning over 300,000 sqm, twofour54’s backlot is the biggest of its kind in the Middle East. Easily adapted to suit any kind of production, whether it be a huge Hollywood or Bollywood hit, or an episodic television drama, our versatile backlot lets you travel the world and film scenes in an array of different settings, all from one destination.

We are proud to have provided the movie studio and backlot for some of the region’s biggest films, including the Emirati film Ghost, Hindi hits such as Bharat and Tiger Zinda Hai. Meanwhile, the action-packed 6 Underground, starring Hollywood megastar Ryan Reynolds, was also filmed in our backlot, along with many views of Abu Dhabi’s most iconic skyscrapers.

Providing an expansive stretch of authentic desert landscape that can be customized to suit even the most demanding of productions, our backlot lets you create a bustling marketplace, an Arabian neighbourhood, and many more enchanting scenes with ease and genuine authenticity. Renting out our backlot allows you to choose from a range of different standing sets, while the wide construction space is perfect for building new sets or adding those final finishing touches.

Meanwhile, inside the buildings that surround the outdoor backlot, you’ll find additional on-site support facilities such as hair and make-up rooms, dressing rooms, a canteen and production offices. Offering an end-to-end filming experience, our backlot provides everything you need to create an exciting and action-packed production that will have all your viewers on the edge of their seats.

Amazing TV and film production facilities

Our purpose-built backlot is far superior to any other in the Middle East. In fact, few finer movie studios exist across the globe.

Our production facilities include:

  • 300,000 sqm of desert landscape
  • 219,000+ sqm of construction space
  • 81,000+ sqm of ready-made sets
  • 1,400 sqm sound stage
  • Indoor areas such as hair and make-up rooms, dressing rooms and production offices
  • A large canteen
  • A dedicated support team

Everything you could want from a backlot and more

Along with providing an incredible versatile production destination that can cater to any production requirements, we’re also happy to assist you with other essential logistics such as equipment rental, accommodation, travel, transportation and production base set up. We’ll even support you with your casting and crewing needs to aid in finding the perfect cast and crew who can enhance your screenplay and take it to even greater heights.

Finally, we’ll invite you to showcase your finished masterpiece in the fully equipped screening room in the newly opened Community Hub co-working space at Yas Creative Hub.

Take a look at some of the sensational, world-renowned twofour54 backlot facilities where masterpieces are produced.

Middle East’s Biggest Backlot Awaits Your Vision

Our end to end services support you through every step of the production process:

30% rebate*

On Abu Dhabi qualifying production spend administered by the Abu Dhabi Film Commission

300,000 sqm of open land

Surrounded by desert landscape

219,000+ sqm of construction space

For specific production requirements

81,000+ sqm of ready-made outdoor sets

Hair & make-up rooms, dressing rooms, a large canteen and purpose-built production offices

Experienced production, creative, and technical crew

A dedicated support team for all your needs

Construction spaces, an open desert landscape, green oasis, miles of coastline, islands and mangroves

Sound stage

A fully equipped sound stage with space for sets, crew, and your next cinematic experience. Insulated. Soundproofed. Customisable.

6 broadcast studios

Located in our Studio B facility, each studio offers production galleries, green rooms, and dedicated make-up and dressing areas.

Tawasol services

Flights and accommodation permits, visas, script approval, customs clearance, shooting permits and much more.

*Terms & conditions may apply.

Sound Stage 1 - Located at the twofour54 Backlot, this 1,400 sqm sound stage is a perfect filming location for feature films, TV series, and commercials.

With twofour54’s facilities and creative community on site, the creative production possibilities are endless.

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