Category: MAGHREB

News about audiovisuel in MAGHREB Region

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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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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