Morocco has hosted countless blockbuster-tier film productions from around the world. The country is blessed with a diversity of locations ranging from ancient souks to modern luxury, from beautiful beaches to desert landscapes. It’s the reason this country is catching the eye of many producers to bring their production here. Morocco’s reputation as a safe and relatively liberal country makes it a popular location for filming North African and Middle Eastern looks. It has been used in the replacement of many countries worldwide by numerous blockbuster-tier film productions. However, the number of productions that use the site of the real locations in Morocco is a lot, too. It’s considered to be the most popular country for filming in North Africa.
Mbrella Films can provide you with English-speaking producers who have over 10 years of experience that will help walk you through every step of the production process in Morocco. From the permitting process to the post-production process. Keep reading to find out great locations in Morocco or contact us now, if you have any questions or are interested in bringing your production to Morocco.
Filming Locations in Morocco
Morocco consists of countless scenery you can get for your film production, from the famous desert of Sahara to the famous city by the bay of Casablanca. However, that’s just a few examples compared to what the country can offer to your film production. Countless blockbuster-tier film productions are bringing their production here, why won’t you?
Casablanca is the largest city in Morocco and the country’s economic and business center, located on the Atlantic coast, which can give you many scene-option in one city. The city has hosted “Babel”, “Contagion”, and “Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation” which you can see how vast of landscapes the city can offer.
Marrakesh is the fourth largest city in Morocco. The city contains numerous landscapes that can offer for your film production, from the snowy mountain top of Atlas Mountain to the forest river of The Ourika River valley. However, the most famous site of Marrakesh is Jemaa el-Fnaa, the busiest square and marketplace in Africa. “The Old Guard” a Netflix film was shot here in this location.
Another famous city on the Atlantic coast that has hosted numerous blockbuster-tier film productions is Tangier. The city is famous for its old town and the long bay of Tangier which would suit any type of film production. “Inception”, “Black Widow”, and “Spectre” are a few names of blockbuster-tier movies that were shot in Tangier.
Also located on the Atlantic coast is Rabat, the capital city of Morocco. The city consists of ancient buildings combined with modern architecture, including many of the historical sites around the city. “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” shot their car chase scene in some part of the city.
Erfoud is an oasis town in the Sahara Desert. It’s a destination for filmmakers due to the beauty of the surrounding Sahara Desert and the town’s oasis areas. “The Mummy” and “Prince of Persia” were shot here. Also, “Spectre” was filmed here, including the explosive scene that broke the Guinness World Record.
Film Equipment and Crew in Morocco
In terms of crew and equipment, Morocco still rocks it with all industry-standard camera, gear, grip, and lighting equipment and the crew are of high international standard, working in countless blockbuster-tier film production. Mbrella Films can provide you with English-speaking producers here locally to help you through the entire process of film production in Morocco. They have over 10 years of experience in film production, and swift communication, and can assure you that your film production in Morocco will run smoothly.
Budget for production in Morocco
Even though everything seems so smooth when filming in Morocco. However, when it comes to budget, our producers will break down every detail in your line budget and make sure to provide it to you at every step of the production process. Feel free to contact us via the form below, if you have any questions in mind or want to bring your production to Morocco. Mbrella Films is here to help with all your film production needs.