New UK/Morocco copro treaty to include TV shows

TV productions are to be included in a new film coproduction pact between the UK and Morocco.

The UK and Moroccan governments have signed the copro pact, which will begin with feature films before extending into television series at a later date, it is expected.

Under terms of the pact, the British Film Institute will work with the Centre Cinématographique Marocain to unlock tax incentives, UK qualifying funds and other tax credits.

Nour-Eddine Sail, director general of the CCM, said: “This treaty will help us create sustainable cultural partnerships between our two film industries and give filmmakers in both our countries access to new markets, new creative opportunities and financial advantages.

“Our intention is to expand this ambition into the area of TV production too so that content producers for high end television also gain the cultural exchange and financial benefits.”