Script Approval Form

Script Approval

At Icon Art Production, we guide you through the essential script approval process required for filming in Dubai. Ensuring your script complies with local regulations is crucial for a smooth production experience.

Script Approval Process:

  1. Submission Guidelines: Submit your script for review with all required documents.
  2. Review Procedures: Our team evaluates the script to ensure it meets Dubai's filming regulations and cultural sensitivities.
  3. Compliance: We provide feedback and necessary revisions to align your script with local standards.

Why Script Approval Matters: Obtaining script approval ensures your project adheres to legal and cultural norms, avoiding potential delays and complications during production.


For detailed information on the script approval process and to submit your script, please contact Icon Art Production. We are here to assist you in every step, ensuring a seamless and compliant production in Dubai.

Script approval must be obtained prior to submitting an application for a filming permit

For all films and TV series filming in any public, semi government or private locations, script approval must be obtained prior to submitting an application for a filming permit.

Script Approval Form (for scripted films, TV series and documentaries only) Download

Arabic productions must submit a full script in Arabic. All other productions must submit full scripts in English. The entire script should be submitted, even if only a sequence or song is filmed in Dubai. One spirally bound hard copy of the script and one soft copy (on CD or USB) must be submitted to the address below. The soft copy also may be submitted by email to with “Script Approval Request” in the subject line.

Dubai Film and TV Commission
Script Approvals Department
P.O. Box 53777
Dubai, UAE

Script approval takes up to 25 business days to be issued. Please note that in the UAE, business days are Sunday through Thursday, with Friday and Saturday as weekend days. The Dubai Film and TV Commission (DFTC) will contact you as soon as an approval has been granted. DFTC strictly ensures the confidentiality of each script. For more information regarding script approvals, see Terms and Conditions section.


I am delighted to share my experience of working with Icon art production  over the past ten years. As a long-standing partner, I have continually been impressed by the exceptional service and unwavering support they provide.

From the very beginning, Icon art production has proven to be an invaluable asset to our projects. Their state-of-the-art studio spaces are not only well-maintained but also equipped with the latest technology, ensuring that our production quality is always top-notch. The versatility and convenience of their facilities have allowed us to bring our creative visions to life without any logistical hiccups.

Moreover, the camera equipment rentals offered by Icon art production have been a game-changer for us. Their inventory is extensive, featuring the latest models and cutting-edge technology. The equipment is always in impeccable condition, and the team at Icon art production. goes above and beyond to ensure that we have everything we need, when we need it.

One of the standout aspects of working with Icon House is their dedicated and highly skilled manpower. The crew members are not only experts in their respective fields but also incredibly professional and easy to work with. Their commitment to excellence and their collaborative spirit have significantly contributed to the success of our productions.

Over the past decade, Icon art production. has consistently demonstrated reliability, innovation, and a genuine passion for the craft of filmmaking. Their comprehensive support and attention to detail have made them an indispensable partner for us. We look forward to many more years of fruitful collaboration with Icon art production. whom we consider a part of our production family now.

Kalyan Chakravarthy
Kalyan Chakravarthy

Creative Director/ Producer


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