NEOM Launches New Sound Stage


NEOM recently attracted 140 global leaders from across the TV and film industry to its showcase event. Its truly global offering of stages, production support facilities, talent and crews and highly attractive production incentives (generous 40%++) were on display, cementing its reputation as a leading production destination and industry hub for the Middle East and North Africa region.

NEOM’s facilities include resort style accommodation for 350 cast and crew rising to 500 by the end of the year. Guests got to experience firsthand this sumptuous accommodation as cast and crews would.

“This event was a huge success. The response from industry attending was overwhelming. Our ability to attract the numbers and caliber of industry leaders we had at NEOM for our event demonstrates our offering is resonating and is competitive on the world stage. Whether it’s our world class facilities, our amazing crews, or our globally competitive 40%++ production cash rebate incentive, the package is in place and working. Everyone experienced firsthand our rapid and dramatic buildup in capacity and capability reflecting the seriousness of our intent and ability to compete across the value chain internationally.”The showcase also celebrated the opening of NEOM’s second purpose built, industry standard, 2,400m² sound stage at its Media Village – the only ones of their kind in the region." Wayne Borg, Managing Director of Media Industries, Entertainment, and Culture at NEOM

Collectively NEOM’s facilities rank as the largest in the region reinforcing their position as the leading TV and film production hub in the region.  According to NEOM, guests travelled from Saudi Arabia itself, North America, the UK, France, Belgium, Germany, The Netherlands, Portugal, the UAE, Turkey, India and Morocco.   

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