Category: MAGHREB

News about audiovisuel in MAGHREB Region

Tunisia / Partnership between HAICA, the CSA and INA

HAICA

The Belgian Conseil Supérieur de l’Audiovisuel (CSA) and the French Institut National pour l’Audiovisuel (INA) have committed themselves to a 21-month partnership project with the Tunisian Haute Autorité Indépendante de la Communication Audiovisuelle (HAICA), responding to the HAICA’s need to strengthen its structures and develop its activities. Created in May 2013 by a decree-law dating …

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Morocco / 20th Tangier National Film Festival

The Centre Cinématographique Marocain (CCM) has unveiled the official selection for the 20th Tangier National Film Festival. With 30 films in the official competition, this unmissable event of Moroccan cinema will be held from March 1st to 9th. The feature films were selected by a committee chaired by film critic Omar Belkhemmar. His fellow jury …

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Morocco / The Tamayouz Foundation created to help young women directors

Fondation Tamayouz

Last December, at the 17th Marrakesh International Film Festival, five women producers and directors launched the Tamayouz Foundation with the aim of helping young Moroccan women build careers in the film and broadcasting professions. Dounia Benjelloun-Mezian, producer and co-founder of the project, said the foundation “wants to offer talented young women the springboard necessary for …

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Algeria / Death of the Algerian producer Youcef Goucem

Youcef Goucem

Youcef Goucem, head of the production company GoFilm, succumbed to his injuries on January 24th at the Douera hospital in the suburbs of Algiers. Two and a half weeks earlier, on January 7th, the Algerian producer set fire to himself in the offices of the private television channel Dzair TV. According to a friend, director …

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Tunisia / Opening of the first Pathé multiplex in Tunis

The first Tunisian multiplex was inaugurated on December 22nd last year. Designed by the French company Pathé Gaumont, it is located in the northern part of Tunis, near the Tunis City shopping centre. The initial idea, in particular putting the cinema in the Tunis City complex, came from producer Wassim Béji, whose credits include Jalil …

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Morocco / More than 890 films shot in 2018

Tournage au Maroc

In Morocco, 894 filming authorisations were issued during 2018. This figure was announced in a press release from the Ministry of Culture and Communication on December 31st. The authorisations were for foreign television channels as well as Moroccan and international film productions. Morocco is particularly attractive for any international production which needs desert and urban …

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Morocco / Zoom on the FilmExport web-site

FilmExport

Created in 2016, the Moroccan web-site Filmexport.ma is a platform to promote Moroccan cinema in all its forms on an international scale. The web-site’s main aim is to give visibility to the increasing number of national productions. Indeed the Moroccan film industry is in good shape – Moroccan film production is growing, driven by a …

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