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30/12/2014

Filming El Ott: a kite, a curfew, and dates from Mr Fishawy's gardenFilming El Ott: a kite, a curfew, and dates from Mr Fishawy's garden

In September 2013, we visited the set of Ibrahim el Batout's new thriller El Ott

The sun is high in the sky above the pyramids, on the sand plateau just outside the Cairo metropolis. Technicians huddle in the sparse shade of the equipment vans. A camera trolley has been set up over the sand, and someone has carefully rubbed...

Industry, Egypt

12/12/2014

Nabil Ayouch to release prostitution drama Expired in 2015Nabil Ayouch to release prostitution drama Expired in 2015

His next film Razzia, a sci-fi film on a tiny elite living cut off from the poor masses, is in development

Morocco’s best-known international director, Nabil Ayouch, is currently in Marrakech filming a stark social drama about prostitution, reports Variety. Following on from God’s Horses, which profiles a group of young men growing up in poverty,...

Industry, Morocco

11/12/2014

Moroccan cinema centre chief outlines film policyMoroccan cinema centre chief outlines film policy

Sarim Fassi Fihri aims to invest more in new screens, script development, circulation of films abroad and tax incentives

Over the past 10 years, cinema has occupied centre stage in Moroccan culture, both as a result of major international events, such as the Marrakech International Film Festival, and also the local popularity of Moroccan films, which over recent...

Industry, Morocco

27/11/2014

Loubia Hamra: farewell to French AlgeriaLoubia Hamra: farewell to French Algeria

Narimane Mari's narrative feature debut screened at Beirut's Cultural Resistance Film Festival

Narimane Mari began writing the script for Loubia Hamra as Algeria was preparing for the 50th anniversary celebrations of the War of Independence. "At that moment, so many stories resurfaced, chaotically, painfully, ceremoniously," she says. "I...

Industry, Events and Festivals, Algeria

18/11/2014

Moroccan film festivals unite in new federationMoroccan film festivals unite in new federation

Rabat, Tetouan, Agadir, Salé and Dakhla film fests join forces

The Rabat, Tetouan, Agadir, Salé and Dakhla film festivals have announced the creation of a Moroccan film festival federation, reports Le 360. These founding members aim to fill the existing gap in collaboration between the country's film...

Industry, Events and Festivals, Morocco

17/11/2014

2015 promises a bumper crop of Moroccan films2015 promises a bumper crop of Moroccan films

Films by Noureddine Lakhmari, Faouzi Bensaïdi and Nabil Ayouch to start shooting soon

Several important figures in Moroccan cinema are to start work on their next feature films during the next few months, reports Telquel. The Moroccan Cinema Centre (CCM) has awarded an advance on receipts to three directors whose films have been...

Industry, Morocco

14/11/2014

Daniel Ziskind, representative of Egyptian production company ZAD in EuropeDaniel Ziskind, representative of Egyptian production company ZAD in Europe

"I’m convinced that great directors from this region of the world will emerge, and that Arab cinema will be increasingly exported"

Euromed Audiovisual met with Daniel Ziskind, representative of Egyptian production company ZAD in Europe. The company has just released the film El Ott by Ibrahim El Batout with Amr Waked, an Egyptian star known for his role as the French police...

Industry, Egypt

14/11/2014

Jordan has much to offer Canadian filmmakers, says producerJordan has much to offer Canadian filmmakers, says producer

A co-production treaty between Canada and Jordan is reportedly in the works

Jordan's suitable environment and efficient workforce are among the main attractions that continue to bring Canadian filmmakers to the country, Canadian producer Niv Fichman said on Sunday, according to the Jordan Times. Fichman said he is in...

Jordan, Industry

13/10/2014

Iron Hekoya: giving long life to web series in LebanonIron Hekoya: giving long life to web series in Lebanon

Gangsters and superheroes could populate new web series in Lebanon

Carlo Mouzannar and Daniel Habib are childhood friends. Both audiovisual enthusiasts, they worked together on Daniel’s graduation film, before deciding to embark on a new project: to create a Lebanese production company dedicated to web series. A...

Industry, Lebanon

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

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