From roman ruins to desert scenery, beaches and mountains, modern and ancient architecture, sand and snow, a multicultural population and year-round blue skies – the MENA region offers the full spectrum of landscapes all in safe, welcoming, easy-to-navigate countries.

Magnet offers the most complete and professional production service helping regional and international clients maximise these assets with the minimum of fuss. We have unrivalled knowledge of the region, as well as exclusive access to Dubai’s premier photographic studios and over 400 public and private locations across the region. Cost-effectively streamlined by established relationships with local suppliers, we bring together the perfect location with a handpicked team to meet your brief.

Read more about the region, our locations or see our FAQs about shooting in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Oman and Lebanon.

We offer a turnkey 360°solution:

Magnet is a member of a larger group, Emicom Media, which also owns or exclusively represents the brands listed below. Our partner network allows us to offer your production the best models and talent in the region, the latest technology for your shoots and access to the largest coved studio in the UAE, as well as premium stock content from Corbis and arabianEye.

We are genuinely a 360 visual media company offering our clients value, superb quality, reliability and attention to detail for the full scope of your brief.

Bareface       Talent and Model Agency
Alchemy         Video Production
The Studio     Film and Stills Studio
arabianEye  Middle Eastern Visual Content
Corbis  Global Content, Stills and Motion
Greenlight  Rights Release


Our full facilitation services include:

  • Pre-production and budgeting
  • Scheduling and supplier negotiation
  • Location scouting and management
  • Personal producer from start to finish
  • Sourcing wardrobe and props
  • On-set catering
  • Permit applications
  • Crew bookings
  • Equipment hire
  • Accommodation reservations
  • Transportation
  • Visas
  • Studio hire
  • Models and cast
  • Digital casting facility
  • Freighting
  • Mobile phone rentals
  • Helicopter and aerial shoots
  • Government permissions
  • Airport transfers
  • Custom clearance