‘M:I5,’ ‘Exodus,’ ‘American Sniper’ Help Morocco to Record Spending From Foreign Productions | The Hollywood Reporter
Morocco saw a six-fold increase in international film spending during 2014 to $120 million, boosted by several popular films and TV shows:
While the United Arab Emirates has attracted such productions as Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Fast & Furious 7 and Jordan is no doubt hoping the rumored Indiana Jones reboot will bring the franchise back to its shores, 2014 saw Morocco quietly underline its status as the Arab world’s most popular destination for international shoots.
According to figures released by the Moroccan Cinematographic Center, the country welcomed $120 million in spending from foreign productions last year, a six-fold increase compared to 2013 and more than the last five years combined. It was a single-year record for Morocco…[Full Story]