We love making EPIC films and specialise in production facilitation for international clients. Our creative department also allows us to execute projects from story development, through to post-production and final delivery. Check out the full list of our services below.


With our roster of hand-picked photographers, we offer a full range of still photography services and styles. From lifestyle to fashion, to automotive, to aerial, just about anything really.
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EPIC Films is a boutique film production company which was established in 2012 and quickly became known as one of the most trusted production servicing & facilitation companies of the Middle East. Headed by the Irish managing partners and producers, Robbie McAree and David Murphy; who have over 25 collective years experience in the film industry.

We are passionate film makers and love producing powerful films and content. Our meticulous attention to detail, and absolute dedication to each and every project has lead to the worthy reputation we proudly hold today.

Our team of devoted professionals believe in offering world-class standards at competitive prices. We strive to work with only the most experienced and skilled personnel and have direct access to talented and fresh Director's, DoP's and Crew from the region and around the world.


We’re a group of passionate and devoted film makers. Here is a list of our core services.


From permits to location scouts, to aerial filming, to crew & equipment. We offer turnkey solutions for your next project in the Middle East. Our producers have lived and worked in the region for over 25 years.


Our roster includes a variety of extremely talented and award-winning music video directors who have worked with some of the worlds, top artists.


We utilize assets from all over the world including post production facilities in eastern Europe and the United Kingdom. At EPIC we strive to create tailor-made solutions to increase production value and maximize the impact of your Client's film.


We are licensed in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi and can facilitate the capitols 30% cash rebate for international productions. Epic Films has serviced several feature length productions in both Emirates including Dune, Last Light, Dune: Part Two, Gran Turismo and more.


A picture is worth a thousand words. We are constantly on the look out for the latest and most talented photographers to make your stills campaign speak one million words.


We LOVE storytelling. Small budgets can go a long way if the story, research and execution is right. That's where we come in. Research, research and more research.

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At Epic Films we strive to work with the most experienced and dedicated professionals. Our Production department is headed by Irish managing partners and producers David and Robbie who oversee all projects and who have over 25 years of collective experience in the film industry. With our team of both full-time and trusted freelancers, Epic Films has the ability to run several projects at any given time whilst ensuring that each and every job is carried out with absolute dedication and to the highest of standards.

Robbie McAree

Founder & Producer

Robbie is the founding partner of Epic Films and has been producing large and complicated projects for over a decade. Robbie started his film career whilst still in college studying aeronautical engineering and has since worked on several large feature films as well as having produced tourism films for the U.A.E. Leadership.

Known for: Keeping a cool head and walking into frame whilst on his mobile!

David Murphy

Partner, Producer & 1st AD

David has been working in the film industry since 2000 after moving to Dubai from Ireland. His technical & logistical knowledge, together with his vast experience provides the team with a massive advantage.

Known for: Staying focused. He’s not a bad 1st AD either…

Tania Baaklini

Production Manager

Since beginning her film career in 2010, Tania has already worked on four international feature films (Geo-storm, Star Trek, Dune and Gran Turismo) and has production experience from working on large and complicated TV commercials. Tania is known for her dedication, authoritativeness, organizational skills and ability to troubleshoot issues and conjure up effective solutions.

Known for: Speaks multiple languages!

Amanda Confavreux


With over 25 years’ experience working and living in Dubai, Amanda is the Queen of the desert. After excelling in her producing career in her previous employment, Amanda has flown the nest and joined Epic Films to run the Abu Dhabi branch specialising in feature films. She is passionate about her work and says “It’s our way of life. We love film and this is definitely not just a job for us”.

Known for: Ensuring the craft table is well stocked!

Leyla Triandafilou

Production Assistant

The newest and youngest member of the Epic family. Leyla enthusiastically completed an internship at Epic and was thrown into the production deep-end on Dune Part Two in Abu Dhabi. With A levels in Photography, A BTEC in Sports and huge ambitions for Film Production, Leyla is one to watch for the future.

Known for: Desert beaches!

May Flores

Office Manager

The core foundation of the office and its operations! Working tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure everything runs how it should. May has a degree in Psychology and was the first employee of Epic Films.

Known for: Being super organised!

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We are proud of the work we do. Here is a selection of some of our finest.



The Middle East boasts a vast selection of extremely diverse and special shoot locations. Over the years we’ve created a location database and can prepare location presentations that are relevant to your brief. Here is a feeler for some of those locations.