The Community Hub will develop a space for emerging talents to shape their skills surrounded by like-minded people and professionals
The Community Hub was launched by twofour54 as a collaborative space that brings together animators, aspiring filmmakers, gamers, start-ups, and content creators. The Community Hub showcases a variety of spaces from lounges and private meeting rooms to brainstorming areas to screening rooms. Located at Yas Creative Hub, Abu Dhabi, the new initiative will create space for minds with unique ideas to realize their full potential by connecting and collaborating with like-minded people and overlapping creative industries.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of twofour54, Mark Whitehead states that each partner at twofour54 brings in the knowledge that helps in making the community a better place. The Community Hub creates space for creative minds to have access to the resources that will assist them to address the prominent problems of the future. Empowering local communities could have a huge impact and the introduction of the hub leads to bringing forward unique ideas, and pave way for new projects and business opportunities. The Community Hub will develop a space for emerging talents to shape their skills surrounded by like-minded people and professionals.
This co-creative space has been built in response to a growing market need to provide fresh minds with opportunities and guidance that help them to gain career progression and finally land them ownership of their fully established projects. The Community Hub will also connect with twofour54 and their recognized partners proving the members with vital business and networking opportunities. The initiative also provides a medium through which the creatives and freelancers can learn, work, and interact with each other in the growing creative industry in the UAE, thus moving beyond its purpose as a flexible and private working space for emerging talents.
NVIDIA is introducing its studio at twofour54’s Community Hub with the purpose of supporting aspiring artists and industry professionals. The regional content creators will now be able to create better content with the top technological equipment NVIDIA has. NVIDIA Studio encompasses 10 state-of-the-art Studio computers that are prepared with the newest GeForce RTX Studio GPUs, together with NVIDIA RTX accelerated applications. This also guarantees the production of faster and more efficient workflows and see their ambitious projects come to life. Along with having advanced facilities, NVIDIA also provides a range of events and various training sessions to bring the community together and increase the skills of creative professionals across the emirate.
The Community Hub includes a group of aspiring filmmakers of the Arab Film Studio, inspired and young talent of the Creative lab along with members of AD gaming. Arab Film Studio is the region’s best in creating and shaping aspiring filmmakers by giving them the right guidance and taking their stories to big screens for a wide audience. The AD gaming hub becomes a gaming center for excellence which is established by software developer Unity Technologies where small businessmen, students, and professionals can learn the skills and acquire the required knowledge to be successful in this fast-paced and growing world.
The Creative lab provides an environment where people can meet and interact with each other, run presentations, and work on projects using the latest technology available. Both Creative lab and Arab Film Studio focus on supporting their participants and aiding them in their growth by conducting various workshops, internships, and exciting courses.
The Community Hub will offer business in the UAE and beyond by pursuing access to a community of media professionals and creative individuals to pave the way for media innovation. Creative hubs had around 1 million individuals from various parts of the world before the pandemic and it aids individuals who seek ways to grow and flourish the business.
twofour54 is a media and entertainment hub named after the geographical coordinates of Abu Dhabi and is one of the fastest-growing media-free zones in Abu Dhabi. twofour54 provides several economic benefits for companies including easy licensing and business set-up services. Established in the year 2018, twofour54 provides complete foreign company ownership in a tax-free environment. This entertainment hub specializes in film production, content creation, post-production, media talent facilities, television production, and broadcast facilities.