Dubai Studio City
Dubai Studio City is part of Dubai Media City in Dubai, UAE. Following in the footsteps of Dubai Media City, it will cater to the production needs of the region and has plans to build movie studios like Hollywoodsound stagesback lots for various production needs It is located opposite the up market gated community of Arabian Ranches.
Dubai Media City and Dubai Studio City both belong to Dubai Holding subsidiary TECOM Investments. Dubai Studio City will have pre-built studios, sound stages, workshops, back lots and stage areas, a broadcast centre housing offices and post-production studios, and a business centre for freelancers. The cluster will also house film and television academies, location approval services, entertainment and retail spaces, and hotels and residential facilities to accommodate crews and casts. In 2008 Dubai Studio City hosted film program in Dubai with Manhattan Film Academy.