one stop shop for all your production needs


twofour54 Abu Dhabi is a one-stop-shop for high quality Production and Post Production Services supporting creative teams from around the world to make outstanding content.

We know what it takes to ensure a smooth, seamless experience through Pre-production, Production and the Post-Production facilities managed by Genomedia Studios, to ensure your finished film is picture-perfect.

Our in-house Production Team and the Genomedia Studio post-production team have the skills, experience and contacts to deliver any production from Corporate Videos, TVC’s and Music Videos to large scale Television Dramas, Entertainment Shows and Feature Films.

When your project gets the green light you want to get started as soon as you can. Our experienced team will work with you to ensure you can hit the ground running when you arrive in Abu Dhabi.

Our logistical and production support is unmatched in the region. You’ll benefit from the best equipment, Cast, Crew and Suppliers.

We’ll liaise with Government Departments for Script Approval and Location/Filming Permits. We’ll take care of all your travel and living needs including visa submissions, flight bookings, VIP meet-and-greet, accommodation, catering and cargo importation requirements.

We will work with you to find the most suitable locations and secure them for your shoot. We will support you with budgeting and ensure that your production has options for third-party costs. If eligible we will guide you through the rebate application process from the Abu Dhabi Film Commission.

Scripts approval
Budgeting
ADFC rebate application
Location scouting services
Government liaison
Production management
Location & unit management
Crewing
Casting/Extras casting & management
Filming permits/location permits
Aerial/Drone permits
Equipment & facilities rentals
Set construction
Weapons & SFX sourcing, importation & permitting
Production logistics
Health & safety compliance
Unit medic
Production office rentals
Production base set-up
Studio & backlot rentals
Unit catering
Travel & accommodation
Transportation sourcing & management
Cast visas
Shipping & cargo services
Production accounting services
Legal services
ADFC approved auditors
Insurance
Production storage

twofour54 is the leading Production Facility and Production Services company in Abu Dhabi.

During your shoot we will go the extra mile to ensure that things run smoothly for you every day. Our aim is to deliver a successful shoot for all our Clients.

ADFC rebate processing
Government liaison
Production management
Location & unit management
Casting/Extras casting & management
Filming permits/location permits
Aerial/Drone permits
Equipment & facilities rentals
Set construction
Weapons & SFX sourcing, importation & permitting
Production logistics
Health & safety compliance
Unit medic
Production office rentals
Production base set-up
Studio & backlot rentals
Unit catering
Travel & accommodation
Transportation sourcing & management
Cast visas
Shipping & cargo services
Production accounting services
Legal services
ADFC approved auditors
Insurance
Production storage

twofour54 is home to the UAE’s leading high-end Post-production House. Owned and managed by Genomedia Studios, the post-production facilities on campus have the technology and talent to deliver world-class projects to big screens around the world.

The facilities include post-production Edit Suites, Color Grading Suite and Protools Suites. It is the only facility in the region certified in Dolby Vision, Baselight and DaVinci colour grading systems, ensuring you get the highest quality finish for your project.

When you’re done for the day, review your progress in the Christie True 4K screening room.

For more information about post-production, you can contact VP of Post-Production at Genomedia Studios, Khaled Ben Younes – khaled@genomedia.ae.

Offline edit suites
Online edit suites
Skilled editors
DaVinci grading system with Dolby Vision
Baselight grading system with Dolby Vision
Experienced grading artists
Sound design
Audio mixing
Foley
Skilled sound designer
Motion graphics
Animation
16-seat 4k screening room
Media management
Archiving
Broadcast & uplink services

frequently asked questions


The team helps clients with the full range of production requirements, providing infrastructure and facilities as needed.

Production services include:
 

  • Location filming in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Liwa
  • Production planning
  • Location scouting
  • Permits*
  • Pre-production
  • Crewing
  • Casting
  • Equipment rentals
  • Set construction
  • Production office rentals
  • Catering*
  • Accommodation, travel and transport*
  • Consultants
  • Production
  • Accounting and legal
  • Insurance*
  • Storage and shipping*

*These services are provided through Business Services

  • 16-seat 4K screening room
  • FCP, Adobe and AVID editing platform
  • Online and finishing suites
  • Baselight with Truelight colour management colour grading suite
  • DaVinci colour grading suite
  • Doremi Cine Assets for digital cinema package creation
  • Pro-Tools audio suites
  • Audio booth
  • Provide LTO-6 storage for a long-term digital archive
  • Reliable file transfer using Signiant Media Shuttle, with 40Mbps upload/download capability

You can film indoors at Studio B, which has seven TV studios that range in size from 60 sq.m to 650 sq.m.
 
Each studio:
 

  • Is 4K and HDR-ready
  • Is an HD, tapeless environment
  • Is fully soundproofed
  • Includes saturation lighting rig
  • Includes one green room
  • Includes two make-up rooms—male/female, with private restroom and shower

Our studios are also ready-fitted with broadcast connectivity:
 

  • International connectivity through du and Etisalat
  • Fibre connectivity from Mussafah to Khalifa Campus
  • Teleport with access to Arabsat and Yahlive

In Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Liwa, you will need a permit for filming in locations not owned by twofour54. Our Business SupportServices team can help you obtain the necessary permits.

You can film outdoors at KIZAD, our 7,000 sq.m backlot, based in Khalifa Industrial Zone in Abu Dhabi.
 
The backlot includes facilities such as costume, make-up and dressing rooms, a large canteen and purpose-built production offices. It complements Abu Dhabi’s diverse locations that provide quick and easy access to a variety of landscapes.

Ask your production manager/coordinator for more information on costs.
 
You may also be eligible for a 30% cash-back rebate on productions including:
 

  • Feature films
  • Commercials
  • Documentaries
  • Telemovies
  • Episodic (drama/comedy)

Moreover, on post-production services such as:
 

  • Digital content services
  • Visual effects (PDV) services for projects shot inside or outside Abu Dhabi

 
Refer to the ADFC website for more information.

You are required to:
 

  • Submit the full script in Arabic and English
  • Highlight scenes to be shot in Abu Dhabi
  • Complete the application form
  • Submit the form to your assigned twofour54 production manager

It should then take 15–20 days for your approval application to be processed.

Every project is unique. Some videos require an immediate turnaround on location, so delivery time is a matter of hours. For larger-scale productions, the process can take several weeks, depending on the size and complexity of the project.

Every kind of video is made here! The sky is the limit. Here are just a few types of video that are created at twofour54:
 

  • Branded content video productions
  • Commercials
  • Promotional videos
  • Feature films
  • Dramas
  • Documentaries
  • Animation
  • Event videos
  • Music videos

Our goal is to create the best video possible at a budget that is comfortable for you. Every project is unique, and so pricing is unique. Specific videos have minimal needs, while others require more post-production resources, which can result in a higher budget. From the very beginning, our experts will work with you to provide a tailored, itemised quote to help you understand the associated costs of producing your video.