Category: MAGHREB

News about audiovisuel in MAGHREB Region

Morocco / 10th Fidadoc in Agadir

The 10th Fidadoc (Agadir Documentary Festival) was held from June 19th to 23rd. Created by producer Nouzha Drissi, the festival aims to revive the documentary genre in Morocco and promote it across the Kingdom, North and West Africa. The Franco-Moroccan director Hicham Falah is now in charge of the festival, he told the newspaper Le …

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Tunisia / Three men in line for the CEO of the Etablissement de la Télévision Tunisienne

On July 5th the government sent a list of three names to HAICA, to help the Authority select the future CEO of the Tunisian Television Establishment. On July 11th the three candidates (Khaled Njah, Mohamed Lassaad Dahech and Mahmoud Bouneb) each presented their programme for the ETT if they are appointed. Sources: realites.com, espace manager …

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Egypt / First festival at the Arab Cinema Centre

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The Arab Cinema Centre (ACC), created by MAD Solutions, is launching a series of festivals around the world to promote Arab culture and heritage. Based in Cairo, the ACC is the first pan-Arab studio which creates, promotes and distributes Arabic content to and from the Arab world. Its first festival, “Mad 3araby” will be held …

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Egypt / Parliament approves the broadcasting reform

On June 10th the Egyptian parliament approved a draft law on the press and media, plus two additional laws which validate the work of the National Press Authority and the National Media Authority. However, none of these laws can come into force immediately because, as Ali Abdel-Aal the President of the Parliament pointed out, they …

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Tunisia / Télévision Tunisienne broadcasts the national team’s World Cup matches

On June 14th Télévision Tunisienne announced it would broadcast the Tunisian team’s 3 matches at the 2018 football World Cup. It also broadcast the official opening ceremony. This was made possible by an agreement between Télévision Tunisienne and beinsports which holds the exclusive broadcasting rights for matches in the country. The matches against England on …

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Morocco / The committee supporting film festivals promises 530,000€ for 21 festivals

On June 7th and 8th the Commission d’aide à l’organisation des festivals cinématographiques selected 21 festivals and events for which it will provide financial support in 2018, totalling more than 530,000 euros. The main beneficiaries of this allocation of funds are: – The organiser of this year’s 24th Tetouan International Festival of Mediterranean Film will …

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Morocco / Morocco will chair the European Audiovisual Observatory in 2020

Morocco has been nominated to take the presidency of the European Audiovisual Observatory (EAO) for 2020. HACA Director Naji Jamal Eddine will represent his country in this post. Morocco was admitted to the EAO in 2013, the 40th country to join the organization and the only one in North Africa. Currently France has the Presidency …

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