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Abu Dhabi is home to diverse locations fit for all productions. From tranquil beaches, historic monuments, desserts, coastlines, and modern architecture, Abu Dhabi can double for many locations around the world. Along with scouting assistance #InAbuDhabi, #ADFC offers all projects a 30% cashback rebate for a range of different formats including feature films, television dramas […]

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Abu Dhabi Film Commission successfully attracted yet another exciting American TV Series, ‘Last Light’, to the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The five-episode limited TV series is an adaptation of Alex Scarrow’s bestselling apocalyptic thriller novel, which tells the story of a family fighting to survive in a world that has been thrown into chaos as […]

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Abu Dhabi’s stunning architectural landscape and desert dunes were featured in ‘Last Light’ Director Dennie Gordon: “Finding a desert like this, unobstructed dunes as far as the eye can see, is such a privilege.” Epic Films and Abu Dhabi Film Commission supported production logistics for 10-day production Production benefited from the 30% Cashback Rebate Abu […]

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Abu Dhabi’s stunning landscape will once again feature as the fictional world of Arrakis in the eagerly awaited second part of the adaptation of Frank Herbert’s best-selling novel Epic Films along with the Abu Dhabi Film Commission will support production logistics around the complex five week-long production later this year   Legendary Entertainment, the producers […]

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Golden Visas issued as Abu Dhabi hosted International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards. Visas reflect commitment to deepen the strong bond between UAE and Indian creative industries Abu Dhabi has announced that Bollywood superstar Salman Khan along with some of the biggest names in Indian cinema have been granted Golden Visas, a reflection of the […]

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Abu Dhabi Film Commission hosted a tour for 19 Indian film industry leaders ahead of the International Indian Film Academy Awards on June 2, 2022 Hosted by the Abu Dhabi Film Commission, 19 Indian film directors, producers and location managers toured some of Abu Dhabi’s most iconic filming locations and attractions as part of the […]

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Exclusive interview with the director of Bharat and Tiger Zinda Hai, Ali Abbas Zafar, about his filming experience in Abu Dhabi and the reasons why he keeps coming back for more!

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The Middle East’s first drag race reality show The Fastest was filmed in Abu Dhabi. Locations included Al Ain Airport and Yas Marina Circuit, where drivers hailing from different parts of the region tested how fast they can go on the track, desert and streets for a cash prize.

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Check out the behind the scenes of 6 Underground in Abu Dhabi. The cast and crew including Ryan Reynolds came to Abu Dhabi in 2019 to film scenes in 24 different locations, including the Louvre Abu Dhabi, Aldar HQ, twofour54 backlot to name a few.

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Here’s a behind the scenes preview of the comic action movie Bunty Aur Babli 2. Emirates Palace was the backdrop to numerous scenes for the highly anticipated Bollywood sequel, Directed by Varun V. Sharma and starring some of the biggest and newest Bollywood actors including Saif Ali Khan, Rani Mukerji, SIddhant Chaturvedi, and Sharvari, the […]

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Legendary Hollywood director Michael Bay has captured the beauty of Abu Dhabi in a short film while shooting Netflix’s ‘6 Underground’. Abu Dhabi can double for Middle Eastern or African countries such as Afghanistan, Iraq or Nigeria as well as a modern vibrant metropolitan city like Hong Kong or Las Vegas. With a multi-cultural crew […]

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The Abu Dhabi Film Commission (ADFC), the Israel Film Fund (IFF) and the Jerusalem Sam Spiegel Film &Television School (JSFS) have reached an overarching agreement centered around goodwill and bilateral cooperation in the fields of film and television.

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