The Egyptian Media Production City (EMPC) spent 25 years in
the service of the media, drama and film production industries. As it covers an
area of 2 million square meters, it is considered the largest media and
production entity in the Middle East, and includes a variety of studios and outdoor
EMPC embraces, within its premises, the satellite channels
and radio stations operating in Egypt, which broadcast via the Egyptian satellite
Nile sat. It provides these channels with a variety of television and
radio-broadcasting studios equipped with the latest production equipment, and
thus not only provides the venue and equipment, but also facilitates the
process of Communication among media makers by gathering them in one place to
serve this important industry.
In order to confirm its role in serving the media industry, EMPC
was keen to include, within its premises, the International Academy of
Engineering and Media Sciences, which is considered an important tributary for media
development by graduating new calibers trained to use the latest media
production technologies in all its forms.
EMPC’s activity extends to supporting drama and cinema
productions through its backlots, which are true-to-life areas in Egypt in
different eras, starting from the Pharaonic era through the Islamic era up to
the present time. EMPC, with its capabilities in this field, was a scene for
filming a large number of television and cinema productions, and helped to show
the opinion of the Egyptian street in different eras.
EMPC provides drama producers with diverse spaces and
architectural styles that represent Egyptian history, in addition to an
opportunity to rebuild the decorations and neighborhoods they want, while
providing skilled labor trained to carry out this type of work.
During the coming period, EMPC seeks to develop its media
and production services, and to attract drama and movie producers from all over
the world, through its unparalleled services in the region, and customs
privileges that facilitate the work of those in charge of this industry, By this
EMPC would remain the main artery of media and drama industry.
EMPC is currently encouraging foreign production houses to shoot in Egypt and hopes to meet the production houses' goals regarding versatility,
Engineer Ziad Al Makari, Lebanese Minister of Information, emphasized the historical relations that unite Egypt and Lebanon and the peculiarity of the relationship between the two brotherly peoples, pointing out that these relations are distinguished in many fields, whether cultural, media and political.
H.E Faisal Al-Shaboul, Jordanian State Minister of Information and the official spokesman for the Jordanian government, praised EMPC amenities and its state-of-the-art technical centers which are comparable to those in advanced European countries. This came during his visit to EMPC today, accompanied by Mr. Muhammad Balkar, Director General of Jordanian Radio and Television.
EMPC Media Services Center is a local TV news organization.
EMPC is responsible for all shooting permits for foreign companies filming in Egypt