High quality production services resonating since 1988.
With 34 years of experience, The Talkies is a leading servicing production house in the MENA region, providing high-end content on a local, regional and global scale. It has 5 offices in Beirut, Dubai, Cairo, Riyadh and Casablanca. It also covers the entire Middle East & North Africa Region (i.e. Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Jordan, Tunisia).
Dubai Lynx: 1 x Silver Prize Craft Film - 2012
Cannes Lions: Shortlisted in Craft Film - 2013
Dubai Lynx: 1 x Gold Film Paid Services - 2014
Dubai Lynx: 2 x Silver Craft Films - 2014
Cannes Lions : Young Director Award - 2015
Cannes Lions: 1 x Bronze PR Category - 2016
Dubai Lynx: Bronze in Film Craft - 2022
Locations in Morocco
Morocco is a hugely popular international filming location and one of the top spots in the world for desert settings. It is also one of the most popular destinations in the Middle East and North Africa for international and high-end TV productions. The country’s key draws include its varied Middle Eastern backdrops and landscapes, ranging from the historic medinas of cities such as Marrakesh, to the teeming streets of Casablanca and Tangier as well as the Sahara desert and Atlas mountains.
Why come to Morocco
the local Moroccan film crew and film fixers are experienced and well versed in big-budget filmmaking
Morocco is a very cost competitive film location
Moroccan service producers / fixers will negotiate local deals and provide the appropriate level of film production support to match every budget
weather is fine throughout the year
film equipment and film cameras are readily available with the option of sourcing additional equipment from Spain, drones & Russian Arms available in the country
large pool of local & international looking cast
very competitive pricing
film permits are swiftly issued by the Moroccan Cinematographic Center
no visa needed: crews travelling on Western passports can enter visa-free for stays of up to 90 days
a cash rebate of 20% is applicable if the TV commercial spends over 1.2 million US Dollar (locally, below the line)
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