MARCH 12, 2016
DUBAI STUDIO CITY WINS PRESTIGIOUS STUDIO OF THE YEAR AWARD
DSC awarded title at the Digital Studio Awards 2016
Dubai, UAE: Dubai Studio City (DSC), a vibrant broadcasting, content creation and production community, has been named Studio of the Year at the Digital Studio Awards 2016.
DSC was recognised for the premium quality of its three state-of-the-art Sound Stages, the largest in the region at 15,000 sq. ft. and two 25,000 sq. ft. each in size, that are home to facilities not matched anywhere else in the region. The studios provide world-class Sound Stages, as well as production offices, back of house, workshops, backlot and more to production companies from around the world, and its unique offerings also include the largest green screen facilities in the region, as well as indoor water tanks for filming.
Over the past few years, the studios have played host to a number of large scale productions, which have set DSC and Dubai apart as the region’s leading production hub. These include Star Trek Beyond, who filmed scenes within the studios towards the end of 2015, Master Chef Arabia – the largest global set to date – The Cube and El Beit. A wide spectrum of innovative content has been created within the Sound Stages, and the studios continue to pioneer the development and growth of the UAE’s production industry.
Commenting on DSC’s award, Jamal Al Sharif, Managing Director of Dubai Studio City and Chairman, Dubai Film and TV Commission said;
“We are honoured to have received this year’s award for Studio of the Year, which is testament to the quality of our studios and our state-of-the-art production services. The Digital Studio Awards are a showcase of industry excellence, in which we have seen major global blockbusters as well as leading TV formats choosing our studios as their filming location in Dubai.”