Twofour54 named after the geographical coordinates of Abu Dhabi, twofour54’s vision is to enable the development of world-class Arabic media and entertainment content, by Arabs for Arabs and to position Abu Dhabi as a regional centre of excellence in content creation across all media platforms including film, music, broadcast, events, digital media, gaming and publishing. Twofour54 is governed by the Media Zone Authority and The Authority which has full independent and administrative capacity and is responsible for setting and implementing the regulations, policies and strategies for the operation of the free zone Twofour54 Abu Dhabi is the brand name of the Media Zone – Abu Dhabi.
Twofour54’s aim is to create a collaborative and supportive campus community; stimulating creative and professional partnerships through our three key business pillars: tadreeb -the training academy; ibtikar – innovation & support; and intaj – state of the art production facilities. There three pillars are supported by a business enabler tawasol, which provides support to organizations and individuals looking to join the it’s community.
At Twofour54 we offer media and entertainment organizations a wide range of services that help drive your business success and growth in the region. The Regulatory Affairs Department of the Media Zone Authority-Abu Dhabi oversees the incorporation and registration of companies within Twofour54, as well as the licensing of their business and dissemination activities and carries out the following functions on behalf of the Authority:
- Registration and licensing for media businesses.
- Company and personal set-up services for your business and staff.
- Customized office space solutions.
- Licensing of businesses
- Maintenance of Companies Register
- License renewals and amendments
- Licensing Dissemination Activities
- Vocational media training.
- World-class studio production and post-production facilities supported by
technical staff. All available for hire for your production needs in the
- Broadcast services – Playout Centre, Uplink and Downlink teleport services
and digital asset management center.
- Industry investment and business support for Arab entrepreneurs and
fledgling media and entertainment content businesses from the region.
- It consists of three key pillars: Twofour54 tadreeb (the training
academy), Twofour54 ibtikar (innovation and support) and Twofour54 intaj
(state-of-the-art production facilities) all supported by the business enabler
Twofour54 tawasol (one-stop-shop).
- Issuing of Regulations governing the establishment and licensing of businesses within Twofour54
- Implementation and monitoring of Codes of Practice governing business standards within twofour54 and specific standards in relation to the dissemination of content
- Incorporation and registration of companies and branch offices
- Ensuring consistent regulatory best practice across the zone