Category: MAGHREB

News about audiovisuel in MAGHREB Region

Algeria / Lotfi Chriet appointed to run EPTV

On March 26th EPTV, the Algerian public television service (Entreprise Publique de Télévision), announced the appointment of Lotfi Chriet as director general. He replaces Tewfik Khelladi, who has been at the head of EPTV since 2012. Before joining Algerian television, he had been director of National Radio, having previously worked in the president’s communication department. …

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Morocco / Assessment of film production in 2018

Shortly before the Tangier National Film Festival closed, the Centre Cinématographique Marocain (CCM) unveiled last year’s figures for film production in Morocco. The amount spent by international productions is clearly evolving. Investment by foreign feature films increased by 13.47% while there was also very strong growth for short films, with an increase of 313.24%. Combining …

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Morocco / Tangier hosts the Cap Spartel Film Festival

The Cap Spartel Film Festival for short films, now in its 6th year, will run in the Moroccan city from March 27th to 30th. Organized by the Observatoire Marocain de l’Image et des Médias, the festival chooses a particular theme each year and then examines it through films and lectures. This year the chosen theme …

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Algeria / The Festival of Amazigh Film returns for its 17th edition

Festival du film Amazigh

The 17th Amazigh Film Festival, for films in the Berber language (Amazigh), runs from February 28th to March 4th in Tizi Ouzou, the capital of the Algerian province of the same name. The dates were announced at a press conference on February 23rd by the festival director Amar Tribech. Created 20 years ago, the Amazigh …

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Tunisia / Filming a Netflix period series

Filming in Tunisia

A series produced by the American SVoD giant Netflix, Mamlek el-Nar, will be shot exclusively in Tunisia. The planned shooting schedule is 20 weeks. Tunisian actor Moez Ghdiri announced it during a radio interview on Mosaïque FM. The series director is the British film-maker Peter Webber, best known for The Girl with the Pearl and …

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Morocco / Launch of a web TV for Moroccans living abroad

Awacer TV

On February 16th, during the Casablanca International Book and Publishing Fair, the  Conseil de la communauté marocaine à l’étranger (CCME) announced the launch of Awacer TV, an on-line platform whose name means “links”. It will be available from March 1st this year. Its main aim will be to highlight both Moroccan migration and the Morocco’s …

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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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