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23/04/2012

Euromed Audiovisual supports documentary projects at FIDADOCEuromed Audiovisual supports documentary projects at FIDADOC

FIDADOC, the first Moroccan festival and meeting platform exclusively dedicated to documentary filmmaking, will be back in Agadir for its fourth edition from April 24 to 28

FIDADOC, the first Moroccan festival and meeting platform exclusively dedicated to documentary filmmaking, will be back in Agadir for its fourth edition from April 24 to 28. This year Euromed Audiovisual is partner of the festival, inviting...

Events and Festivals, Programme Activities, Morocco

19/04/2012

Egyptian and Moroccan films make their way to CannesEgyptian and Moroccan films make their way to Cannes

Egypt’s film After The Battle by Yousry Nasrallah and Morocco’s God Horses by Nabil Ayouch have just been picked to compete at the 65th Cannes Film Festival. The official selection of the prestigious festival – mainly dominated by European and US...

Events and Festivals, Egypt, Morocco

13/04/2012

Euromed Audiovisual III: Key recommendations after Moroccan round tableEuromed Audiovisual III: Key recommendations after Moroccan round table

Following the roundtable consultations held on 11 April 2012 in Rabat by the EU-funded Euromed Audiovisual III programme, important recommendations were made by participating professionals and stakeholders including insuring the transfer of...

Programme Activities, Events and Festivals, Morocco

06/04/2012

Roundtable consultation on the film and audiovisual sector in MoroccoRoundtable consultation on the film and audiovisual sector in Morocco

Appropriate actions to ensure the sector’s sustainability

On April 11, the European Union’s Euromed Audiovisual III will hold a roundtable consultation on the film and audiovisual industry in Morocco at the Golden Tulip Farah, Rabat. The event will be attended by Moroccan cinema and television...

Programme Activities, Events and Festivals, Morocco

28/03/2012

Two South Mediterranean projects selected by the Jan Vrijman FundTwo South Mediterranean projects selected by the Jan Vrijman Fund

This January, the Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival (IDFA)’s Jan Vrijman Fund chose two South Mediterranean film projects for funding from 401 projects from over 40 countries. These were The Cleaner by Sarah Lamrini (Morocco) and...

Industry, Events and Festivals, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt

06/03/2012

"Cinema and the Arab Spring" at the Tétouan Festival of Mediterranean Film"Cinema and the Arab Spring" at the Tétouan Festival of Mediterranean Film

Sixteen Mediterranean countries will participate in the International Festival of Mediterranean Film this year. The festival’s 18th edition will be held in Tétouan in Northern Morocco from March 24 to 31, and this year proposes a special...

Events and Festivals, Morocco

23/01/2012

Morocco: Positive consequences for Ouarzazate Film CommissionMorocco: Positive consequences for Ouarzazate Film Commission

An experience that should be shared, in Abderrazak Zitouni’s opinion, Director of the Commission

In Morocco, successful results for the Ouarzazate Film Commission Abderrazak Zitouni, the commission's director, says that the experience should be shared, writes the Senegalese News Agency (APS)

Industry, Morocco

20/12/2011

In video: Documentaries pitched during Greenhouse seminar in Marrakech

During the first days of the seminar, twenty participants worked on fine-tuning their trailers with professional editors. They attended a workshop held by Lucinda Broadbent, an international award-winning producer. The five intensive seminar days culminated in a pitching forum event. The seminar took place from November 29 to December 5, 2011.

The Lost Image (Palestine), Mohamed Abu Sedo, Ziad Abu Khausa This film reveals the surprisingly vivid and colorful face of contemporary Gaza City through the stories of four popular singers who during the day strive to make ends meet while...

Grant Project Activities, Morocco

19/12/2011

Documentary filmmakers practice pitching in MarrakeshDocumentary filmmakers practice pitching in Marrakesh

Twenty documentary filmmakers from the South Mediterranean pitch to European commissioning editors in Marrakesh. Five make it to the Sheffield Doc/Fest’s MeetMarket

The third Greenhouse seminar and pitching forum took place at ESAV, the School of Visual Arts in Marrakech, from November 29 to December 5. The five days culminated into a pitching forum event. In attendance were key leaders in the international...

Events and Festivals, Industry, Morocco

08/12/2011

Morocco: Film Production Support Fund allocates 69,5 million DH to production

The Moroccan Film Production Support Fund awarded a total of 19,5 million DH to seven films before production and 50 million to three films for post-production for the year 2011. See full news in French here.

Events and Festivals, Industry, Morocco