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Moroccan production boom set to continue as Hollywood embraces the North African nation
September 15, 2017

Hollywood is currently taking a keen interest in what Morocco can offer. The upturn may be attributed to the tax incentives that Morocco implemented in 2016 which offer productions a 20% cash rebate incentive, but the fact is that even before the incentives were introduced, Morocco was one of the most favoured locations in the region. The country can stand in for almost all Middle Eastern locations, few of which are as easy to film in as Morocco....

September 15, 2017

The Centre Cinématographique Marocain was founded in 1944. It is one of the world’s oldest public establishments tasked with regulating and promoting film. Since the 1920s, Morocco has had a long tradition of welcoming foreign film shoots, from “Mektoub” by J. Pinchon and Daniel Quintin, filmed in Tangier in 1919, to “The man who knew too much” by Alfred Hitchcock in 1955, via “Othello” by Orson Welles in 1952 (awarded the Grand...

Why Morocco is Africa's little Hollywood
September 15, 2017

In the new comedy "Army Of One", Nicolas Cage plays an American civilian who tries to hunt down Osama Bin Laden after an encounter with God, played by Russell Brand. The backdrop to the story is the slums of Pakistan's capital Islamabad. Here, Cage navigates the city's narrow back streets through loud traffic and buzzing markets on the back of a donkey, as seen in the recently released trailer. It's the perfect South Asian scenery. Except,...