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FILM PRODUCTION IN DUBAI. WHERE TO SHOOT?
1. Burj al Arab
Number one on our list is no surprise here, the Burj al Arab is no stranger to media and film production, since its inception in 1999 its been covered globally for its extravagant amenities. Everyone from Royalty to Hollywood celebrities have chosen this 7 star hotel to enjoy their stay. If you're looking to film in on of Dubai's most luxurious landmarks, then look no further then the Burj al Arab and its unique helipad for awesome stunts and shots.
2. Burj Khalifa
The iconic jewel, the Burj Khalifa is known globally for being the tallest building in the world, Think outside the box, everything from 24 karat chocolates to champaign flying fountains, this venue can make the impossible possible. The venue is state of the art with every technological amenity you could imagine and if you'e looking for the ultimate views for your shoot the Burj Khalifa is impossible to beat, at 828 m (2,717 ft) its as close to space you're going to get without being strapped to wings.
3. Atlantis Hotel
During the inception of the world famous Palm Jumeirah, the developers Nakheel wanted a treasure at the end of the Palm road; a hotel for all the world to love. Well, with the Atlantis's great success in the Bahamas it was no wonder they chose the Atlantis to fill that spot. Since its opening in 2008 its been a favorite amongst the wealthiest of visitors. Everyone from A list musicians to members of the Forbes 100 have brought their families to stay within the themed walls. From underwater restaurants to 5 star shopping this hotel has it all. If you're looking for beautiful indoor and outdoor locations this is hotel is as unique as they come.
4. Bab Al Shams
A fort in the middle of a desert, yet surrounded by an oasis creating a historical and romantic ambience at once. This gem draws the attention of those looking for a retreat, a getaway, it's simply an escape from the city and into desert's nature. The night time is magical, from a Bedouin experience to star gazing, this hotel is the perfect set up it for you when it comes to a luxurious desert film. Whether you're filming a period piece or a Syriana-esque production, look no further than this golden desert.
5. Downtown Dubai
You'll find it all at Downtown Dubai, the Luxurious boutiques, the high-end restaurants, the largest mall, the tallest building, the decorative street lights, theres nothing this promenade cannot offer. Whether you want to film in day light around the fountain or at night around the opera house, Downtown is a place you want to shoot. If you're looking for the most luxurious spots all in the same area, you won't be disappointed by choosing Downtown as your next backdrop.