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04/09/2014

Front Row named iTunes Middle East aggregatorFront Row named iTunes Middle East aggregator

Deal covers United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Bahrain, Qatar and Oman

Middle East film distributor Front Row Filmed Entertainment has struck a deal with iTunes to act as an aggregator for any independent, Arabic and Bollywood distribution companies who would like to make their titles available across the Middle...

Industry, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon

27/08/2014

Three quarters of film productions in Morocco shot in OuarzazateThree quarters of film productions in Morocco shot in Ouarzazate

Upcoming film productions expected to provide 3,000 days of work for extras and technicians

More than 75% of productions filmed in Morocco in 2014 were filmed in Ouarzazate, according to Abderrazzak Zitouny, the director of the Ouarzazate Film Commission, who recently noted the high number of foreign productions in Morocco in general,...

Industry, Morocco

10/07/2014

Local films beat Hollywood productions at Moroccan box officeLocal films beat Hollywood productions at Moroccan box office

Behind Closed Doors, Road to Kabul and Sara still in the lead

A local film beat all foreign films to the top of the Moroccan box office for the first half of 2014, according to the Moroccan Cinema Centre. Mohamed Bensouda's Behind Closed Doors, a film that addresses sexual harassment in the workplace, made...

Industry, Morocco

07/07/2014

Twenty-two foreign films shot in Morocco so far this yearTwenty-two foreign films shot in Morocco so far this year

Foreign directors, including Tom Hanks and Clint Eastwood, shoot in Morocco, provide jobs

As of this June 30, Morocco had hosted 22 films and TV production crews this year, making up an investment of 502 million dirhams, the equivalent of over 61 million US dollars, according to a report from the Moroccan Cinema Centre (CCM). Out of...

Industry, Morocco

18/05/2014

MEDIS members to meet in CannesMEDIS members to meet in Cannes

Members of the film distribution network to discuss upcoming projects

Members of MEDIS, the first South Mediterranean film distributors’ network, are again to meet in Cannes this year discuss the association's upcoming projects. On May 19, they will notably discuss writing guidelines for a fund to aid film...

Industry, Events and Festivals

17/05/2014

Alaa Karkouti, film analyst and founder of MAD SolutionsAlaa Karkouti, film analyst and founder of MAD Solutions

"If you want to make a big change, you have to be in love with your work"

Put me on the spot, go ahead, writes Nina Rothe for The Huffington Post. Ask me to name my favorite company, for marketing, distributing and all around encouraging great cinema from the Arab world and I'll answer, without thinking or blinking:...

Industry, Events and Festivals

11/04/2014

Moroccan cinema in figures: local titles top box office, cinemas disappearMoroccan cinema in figures: local titles top box office, cinemas disappear

Behind Closed Doors, Road to Kabul and Sara top the Moroccan box office

The Moroccan Cinema Centre (CCM) has released its figures for cinemas in business and box office earnings for the first quarter of 2014. The number of cinemas in business during the first months of 2014 was just 31. If we look more closely at...

Industry, Morocco

04/04/2014

El Challat, a Tunisian Jack the Ripper, now out in cinemasEl Challat, a Tunisian Jack the Ripper, now out in cinemas

Ben Kaouther Hénia's first feature is inspired by a true story from 2003

In her first fiction feature El Challat (in French, Le Challat de Tunis), for 90 minutes, Tunisian director Kaouther Ben Hénia recounts the true tale of a "serial" gasher who made headlines in Tunisia in 2003, reports JetSetMagazine. It's the...

Industry, Tunisia

13/03/2014

Morocco publishes its filmography since 1958Morocco publishes its filmography since 1958

Morocco's Cinematographic Centre publishes an overview of Moroccan cinema from 1958 to 2013

The Moroccan Cinematographic Centre (CCM) distributed a General Filmography of Moroccan Cinema during the last edition of the Tangier National Film Festival. From 1958 to 2013, Morocco produced 293 feature films, with an average of 5.3 feature...

Industry, Morocco

11/03/2014

New initiative brings arthouse films to Egyptian cinemasNew initiative brings arthouse films to Egyptian cinemas

Misr International Films to launch Zawya at Cairo's Odeon Cinema on March 12

Misr International Films (MIF) will be launching their highly anticipated arthouse cinema initiative Zawya in Cairo on Wednesday, with a screening of internationally acclaimed Saudi film Wadjda, directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour, reports Egyptian...

Industry, Egypt

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