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16/10/2014

Short films screen in TangierShort films screen in Tangier

Condom Lead, The Cave and Troubled Waters among 56 films at the Mediterranean short film fest

The 12th edition of the Mediterranean Short Film Festival started last Monday, screening 56 short films, selected from 600 submitted to screen at the festival. Five Moroccan films are in the official competition. They are: El Mahassine Hachadi's...

Events and Festivals, Morocco

10/10/2014

Local films still top Moroccan box officeLocal films still top Moroccan box office

Behind Closed Doors, Road to Kabul and Sara sell most tickets in 2014

Morrocan films continue to do best in Moroccan cinemas, according to a list of the 30 most viewed films for the first nine months of 2014, reports Telquel. Behind Closed Doors, Mohammed Bensouda’s second feature film exploring sexual harassment...

Morocco

09/10/2014

Euromed Audiovisual to present results in RabatEuromed Audiovisual to present results in Rabat

To be discussed: film funding and co-productions, data collection, distribution and film education

Three experts working with Euromed Audiovisual III are to attend the Café du Film 2014 in Rabat, Morocco, on October 24 and 25, to present some of the programme's initiatives in the South Mediterranean film and audiovisual sectors since 2011....

Programme Activities, Euromed Audiovisual News, Morocco

03/10/2014

Mohamed Fassi-Fihri becomes new director of the Moroccan Cinema CentreMohamed Fassi-Fihri becomes new director of the Moroccan Cinema Centre

The film producer and member of Euromed Audiovisual's Financing Working Group prend un poste vacant depuis avril

Mohamed Sarim Al Haq Fassi-Fihri is the new director of the Moroccan Cinema Centre (CCM), reports Le Matin. The Moroccan producer replaces the former director of the centre, Noureddine Saïl. The new head of the CCM was chosen on October 2 by a...

Industry, Morocco

02/10/2014

Egypt, Morocco, Lebanon, Palestine and Israel reveal their choices for the 2015 OscarsEgypt, Morocco, Lebanon, Palestine and Israel reveal their choices for the 2015 Oscars

The 87th Academy Awards ceremony will take place on February 22, 2015

The shortlist of films that will battle it out to win Best Foreign Film at the Oscars next year has been revealed. We look at the films put forward by the Moroccan, Lebanese, Egyptian, Palestinian and Israeli selection committees. Moroccan film...

Events and Festivals, Israel, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine

12/09/2014

Moroccan, Lebanese film projects at the Namur Production ForumMoroccan, Lebanese film projects at the Namur Production Forum

Hicham Lasri and Rami Kodeih to attend the forum with their film projects this October

Moroccan filmmaker Hicham Lasri and Lebanese filmmaker Rami Kodeih are getting ready to take their feature film projects Les Nains and Sons of Sunday to the Namur International Francophone Film Festival (FIFF)'s 29th Francophone Production Forum....

Events and Festivals, Morocco, 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

11/08/2014

Moroccan Cinema Centre allocates funding to 24 film festivalsMoroccan Cinema Centre allocates funding to 24 film festivals

Nearly 17 million dirhams granted to cinematic events

Up to 16.935 million dirhams (over 1.5 million euros) have been allocated to 24 festivals and cinematic events during Morocco's Film Festival Funding Commission's second 2014 session, reports Moroccan press agency MAP. On July 22 and 23, at the...

Events and Festivals, Morocco

29/07/2014

Moroccan film Adios Carmen wins at Yaounde Black Screens film festMoroccan film Adios Carmen wins at Yaounde Black Screens film fest

Moroccan filmmaker Mohamed Amine Benamraoui’s feature debut Adios Carmen has won first prize at Cameroon's Yaounde Black Screens film festival, reports Morocco World News. Adios Carmen tells the story of Amar, a 10-year-old who lives alone with...

Events and Festivals, 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

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