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The Talkies

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).

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)

Previous Clients

Apple, Anonymous Content, Markenfilm, IRIS, Media Pro, KieferWorx, C41 Media, Akkurat Studios, Cutting Edge, JWT /Wunderman Thompson, Pulse Films, Iconoclast, Reset Content, Carnage & Progress Film UK, Quad Paris, Somesuch, Anorak Film, Caviar, Park Pictures, PUBG, Sonny London, Carnibird, Otto Films, Moustache, MJZ London, Outsider TV, Dictionary Films, Wondros USA, Rival School, Special Guest, Wanda Paris, Super Prime Films ...


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


Morocco is a very cost competitive film location. Moroccan service producers / fixer will negotiate local deals and provide the appropriate level of film production support to match every budget.
Morocco offers a 20% film production cash rebate. Foreign film productions brought into Morocco are required to spend at least USD 1 million and the project must run for at least 18 working days.