CRITERIA

You plan to shoot in Morocco:

  • A feature length film

  • A television series

  • A TV film

  • A docu-fiction or a documentary

  • A long form fiction for the Internet

If you plan to:

  • Spend at least 10 million dirhams or approximately $1 million in Morocco

  • Work at least 18 days, including set building in Morocco

Morocco will reimburse 20% of your eligible expenses


PROCEDURES

Prior to beginning your production send a request to the CCM (Centre Cinématographique Marocain) that includes the following:

  • The type of project

  • The planned length of your work in Morocco

  • The total amount you plan to spend in Morocco

  • The amount of eligible expenses in Morocco

  • The amount of financial support you are requesting

Within 30 days:

  • CCM will send you a conditional approval based on remaining funds in their production support budget

  • CCM asks that you pay a 5% deposit based on the amount you have requested

From the date you deposit your payment you have:

  • 6 months to start work

  • 12 months from the first day of shooting to finish your shoot

  • 3 months from the end of shooting to submit your accounts detailing monies spent in Morocco

  • 6 months after submitting account information to receive your payment

 

ENGAGEMENT

In order to benefit from production support you must:

  • Release the Moroccan cultural usage rights (festivals, schools and libraries) to CCM for an unlimited term 1 year after the worldwide commercial release.


  • Provide a copy of the film to CCM.


  • Authorize CCM to use extracts of the film for publicity purposes in the promotion of Morocco as a destination for cinema production or tourism.


  • Undertake to include the following in the credits of the film “This film has benefited from production support from the Kingdom of Morocco” in the language of the credits of the film. CCM reserves the right to change this term or replace it as a logo indicating the production support provided.


  • Pay the totality of monies due to the Moroccan technicians, crew and suppliers that have been contracted by the production.

  • You must also have paid any debt due in the submission of your request for production support.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

A Moroccan-Foreign production can benefit from our financial support. If the foreign co-producer fulfills our eligibility test regarding budget and shooting time spent in Morocco.

Requests for production support should be sent to the Secretary of the Commission for Foreign Production Support, overseen by the Director of the CCM. The commission meets twice a year, and otherwise when necessary.