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Accelerator Flat6Labs Abu Dhabi welcomed its second cycle of entrepreneurs at the Cycle Opening last week to help entrepreneurs from the UAE and abroad evolve their ideas and eventually scale to regional and global markets.

The companies entering the second cycle are a fantastic bunch, and they're poised to build upon this momentum.
Arab Film Studio
Image Nation Abu Dhabi, one of the leading media and entertainment companies in the Middle East, announced the winner of the fourth edition of its short film competition, Arab Film Studio (AFS), at an awards ceremony in Abu Dhabi this month.

Omar Adam, a 23-year old film fan and creative lab member, scooped the top prize for Best Film, as well as Best Editing for his film Five, which follows a young man as he agonizingly waits for important medical test results.

In more Image Nation news, AFS will hold its narrative annual training initiative that aims to develop UAE nationals', and UAE residents' skills in filmmaking. The winner receives an internship opportunity in a national or international production.
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SANAD funded films among contenders for Oscars 2016
Three of the seven Arab films being considered for the Best Foreign Language Film category in the 2016 Academy Awards were funded by SANAD, demonstrating the quality and success of this Abu Dhabi-based initiative to support Arab film making.
Studio rental and post production
If you have a studio-based production in the pipeline, we are delighted to advise that Studio 5 at twofour54's Studio B is now available. The team at twofour54's film and TV services department has some great rates on offer over the coming months as well as special package offers for drama productions also looking to post in Abu Dhabi at our newly refurbished facilities. Take advantage of the only post house in the region that offers both Davinci and Baselight colour grading as well as a dedicated 4k, 18-seat screening room for you to view your project in style.
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Did you know our Government and travel services team can support you with various visa options at discounted rates, complimentary location scouting assistance, exclusive rates and onsite assistance with government services, transportation and catering arrangements at budgeted rates, local crew services and other production packaged offers and travel services.
For more information visit our customer care center today.
Take advantage of Etihad Airways offers
You can enjoy exclusive discounts and complimentary benefits on tickets, cargo and excess baggage with exceptional flexibility when choosing Etihad Airways.

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Warehouse421 Launch
Date: 19-21 November 2015
Time: 14:00
Location: Mina Zayed, Abu Dhabi

Warehouse421 is of the newest editions to Abu Dhabi's art and cultural destinations. It has transformed a warehouse to become a platform for artistic expression, understanding, and further development of the UAE's creative community.

This event is organised by the Salama Bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation and will host a variety of activities including exhibitions, workshops, musical performances, and creative market from 19-21 November, 2015.

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Flat6Labs Open House
Date: 22 November 2015
Time: 16:00 - 20:00
Location: Flat6Labs Abu Dhabi - twofour54 Park Rotana Building

Flat6Labs is opening their doors of the first tech accelerator in Abu Dhabi and inviting the community to meet our startups and founders, learn more about our program, and meet the team behind Flat6Labs and know what they have been able to achieve during the past year. RSVP here.

Date: 24 November 2015
Time: 17:15 - 18:30
Location: #thelab, Lime Green Building, twofour54

If you've got the talent, ambition and determination to succeed, there's nothing stopping you from making it big in the world of entertainment.

Learn how to launch your career as an actor, presenter, model, voiceover artist, or MC with our special "How to get Discovered in the UAE" workshop. Renowned entertainment coach, Chris Iverson, will teach you the skills and tactics for self-promotion, how to ace your auditions, tips on how to land your first casting call, and everything you need to know to make it in the entertainment industry.

twofour54 Open House
Date: 25 November 2015
Time: 14:00
Location: The Space - twofour54 Park Rotana Building

This event happens every last Wednesday of every month and its goal is to provide partners with a platform to discuss issues, concerns or opportunities with our business development, client relationship and customer care teams. Please mark your calendar and join us for a coffee.

Entrepreneurship Week
twofour54 is celebrating the global entrepreneurial ecosystem this week.

We are proud to be leading the way in supporting media entrepreneurs with a dedicated scheme that has already helped ten UAE Nationals to set up successful businesses in the creative industries. This week is Global Entrepreneurship Week, and will be followed by UAE Innovation Week next week.

Innovation Week
As part of the UAE's National Innovation Strategy launched in October last year by HH Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice- President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Shaikh Mohammad launched the Innovation Week to be held from November 22-28. The event seeks to celebrate the best in ideas on innovation from the spectrum of government and private sectors, as well as from the public.

The UAE Innovation Week will witness the announcement of various government initiatives as well as events and activities by the government, the private sector and academic entities, including schools.