Morocco Film- Morocco is becoming a major filming location drawing gigantic film sets. In the last year alone, the country was able to attract more films than the past five years put together. According to the Moroccan Cinematographic Center, it was a total of 32 important productions mainly from the US, France and Britain that were filmed in the country. Locals were able to spot international celebrities like Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Bruce Willis, Daniel Craig or Tom Hanks in the streets or souks of Rabat and Marrakech.
Morocco has served as a shooting location for many international films as early as 1987 when Louis LUMIERE came to shoot his film entitled «Le Chevalier Marocain». Among those major international productions, we can cite: Lawrence of Arabia, Tea in Sahara, Black Hawk Down, Kundum, Gladiator, Cleopatra, the Mummy and the Mummy Returns, Alexander the Great, Kingdom of Heaven, Sahara, Troy, Hidalgo, Babel, Captain Phillips, the Bible (TV miniseries), Son of God (film), Sex and the City 2 , Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, and “American Sniper and in this year’s “Hologram for a King” starring Tom Hanks.
- Diversified Landscape and exotic scenes: Morocco has a stunning contrasting scenery from desert to mountains to incredible beaches at a such short distance that makes it perfect to illustrate wether it is a middle eastern desert or a somalian beach. Moreover, the country is well-connected and has good infrastructure. Films like «Lawence of Arabia», «Jesus of Nazareth» , «The man who wanted to be king» or «Kundun», «Captain Phillips« having respectively, as a setting, Saudi Arabia, Palestine, India, Tibet, and Somalia have been filmed in Morocco.
- Widely Recognized Stability & Security: Morocco is widely recognized for its political stability and peace for the Middle East region and compared to its neighbors that makes the country a safe and ideal place to travel or do business.
- Competitive & skilled human resources along with qualified production facilities are located throughout Morocco.
4. Attractive Government incentives and assistance: Since the government is keen to develop Morocco’s film and television industry, officials are often found to be accommodating to filmmakers’ needs.
5. Morocco’s reputation for tolerance and liberalism: regarding themes other Muslim countries might not tolerate.
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