The music, film, video and gaming event will run from November 21 to 23…

The inaugural edition of ON.DXB, taking place in Dubai Studio City, will launch later this month running from Thursday November 21 to Saturday November 23. The three-day festival invites Dubai’s creative crowd to experience a weekend of music, film, video and gaming.

ON.DXB will hold workshops in all four industries, hosted by talent such as famous director Spike Lee, rapper and actor Kano and YouTube star Liza Koshy. Located in Dubai Studio City’s Sound Stages, the festival will be split into two zones: Industry Arena and Festival Square.

Industry Arena will have four stages including the Circle Stage, where you’ll find talks from the aforementioned stars plus workshops by Anghami, MBC Studios and Middlesex University. On the Sessions Stage, you’ll find discussions around topics like ‘How to turn your acting dreams into reality’, ‘The Art of Audio: Storytelling with Sound’ and ‘Piracy in the Digital Age’.


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Festival Square is where you’ll find the Main Stage, here you can see performances from up and coming local and international talent. You’ll also be able to see British musician and star of Top Boy, Kano perform on Saturday November 23.

Additionally in Festival Square you’ll find The Studio. This area will showcase some of the best content creators, vloggers, videographers and podcasters across the region as well as screen various movies, from the award-winning to the independent.

In5 is collaborating with ON.DXB to offer visitors the chance to sign up for a multitude of workshops, whether you want to learn how to pitch to investors, or just pick up a few new skills.

Prices for tickets start from Dhs100 per day or Dhs275 for three days (Festival Square access only). Industry Arena plus Festival Square for three days will cost Dhs950 or Dhs500 for students. VIP tickets are available at Dhs1,500 per day including front row seats, exclusive areas and more.

ON.DXB, Sound Stages, Dubai Studio City, Thurs Nov 21 to Sat Nov 23, from Dhs100.

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