BK Films

Why Filming in Morocco ?

Morocco shares many of the advantages that first drew filmmakers to California: yearround sunshine, diverse landscapes, great old architecture and abundant available extras . Just recently Morocco and Britain signed a treaty giving each other reciprocal tax subsidies for film and television production. And since the UK and Morocco are in the same time zone, they keep the same business hours. Morocco is a smart choice for its competitive prices and a well experienced crew . With its long history, diverse culture and ancient traditions, Morocco offers one of the worlds most exotic locations diverse landscapes, great old architecture and available extras . And is yet only a three and a half hour flight from London. Along with its own beauty, Morocco has an incredible diversity of landscape. Areas of the country can double for Afghanistan, Middle East, Himalayas, South America, Beirut, Tehran, Nevada, Arizona, Pakistan, TCHAD , Greece, Vietnam, East West and South Africa, Jamaica, Canada, Switzerland and Mars. All are under an hours drive from a major city or town and many are within an hour of each other.

Filming incentives

Morocco offers a 20% VAT exemption for goods and services bought by foreign production companies, and the local crew are experienced and well versed in big-budget filmmaking. And Starting on March 31, 2016, Morocco offers 20% cash rebate on all eligible spend in Morocco, provided that there is at least 10 million Moroccan Dirham ($1 million USD) of eligible expenditure in Morocco and at least 18 days work – including set-building and/or the shoot.