Creative City

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Creative City
TypeFree economic zone
Founded2005; 16 years ago (2005)
Headquarters,
United Arab Emirates
Key people
Amgad Badar Shurrab (Managing Director)[citation needed]
OwnerFujairah Government
Websitewww.creativecity.ae

Creative City (aka Fujairah Creative CityFCC) is a media free zone government-owned company in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates.

Overview[edit]

FCC was launched by Fujairah Media[1][2][3][4][5] as an alternative to Dubai Media City,[6] aims to attract regional and international broadcast TV and radio providers to Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, while also providing creative media-related services.

The first phase of the development secured USD50 million.[when?][citation needed] The free zone will be a 200,000 m2 (2,200,000 sq ft) complex and will be located alongside the Sheikh Khalifa Highway, in turn connecting it to the Emirates Road leading to Dubai. The first phase was completed in 2007.[7]

The following types of licenses will be available in Fujairah Creative City:[6]

  1. Publishing
  2. Management of broadcasting
  3. Marketing and Media Services
  4. Music and Entertainment
  5. Consultancy
  6. Broadcasting
  7. Production/Post production/Filming
  8. Information Technology Services

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ArabianBusiness.com - Fujairah unveils ‘Creative City’
  2. ^ Arab Wide Web - Sheikh Hamad’s “Quantum Leap” in UAE Media Landscape Unveiled[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Fujairah Media to mimic Dubai Media City, Gowealthy.com Archived 2007-09-27 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "MEB Journal - Fujairah develops media city and to launch four TV channels". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-21.
  5. ^ Work set to commence on Fujairah's Creativity City media freezone, Gulf News Archived 2007-09-29 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ a b "Setup Business in Fujairah Free Zone Creative City". www.dubaifreezone.org. Dubai Free Zone. 2015. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  7. ^ Cherian, Vijaya (16 May 2007). "Fujairah to host 28 TV channels". ArabianBusiness.com. Archived from the original on 22 July 2012. Retrieved 2 August 2018.