Creative City

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Creative City
Free economic zone
Founded2005; 14 years ago (2005)
Headquarters,
Key people
Amgad Badar Shurrab (Managing Director)[citation needed]
OwnerFujairah Government

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 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. Retrieved 2 August 2018.