The public policy of support for the sectors of the film industry, namely the film production sector, the film promotion sector, and the film exploitation and distribution sector, is structured around promotion programmes based mainly on financial incentives for production companies, film promotion activities, and film infrastructure.
Decree No. 2.17.373 amending and supplementing Decree No. 2.12.325 of 28 Ramadan 1433 (17 August 2012) sets out the conditions and procedures for aid to film production, digitization, renovation and creation of movie theatres and the organization of film festivals.
Under the provisions, and in addition to operations supported at the base, financial support is allocated to foreign production in Morocco of audiovisual and cinematographic works.
The conditions and criteria for granting such support and the methods of payment shall be determined by joint order of the Minister of Communication and the Minister of Finance.
The support is intended to encourage foreign production of audiovisual and cinematographic works in Morocco. But also, promote and strengthen the capacities of national film production through exchange with international experiences.
Support for the foreign production in Morocco of audiovisual and cinematographic works shall be granted within the framework of the legislative texts in force relating to the cinematographic industry and the specific specifications prepared for that purpose, and within the framework of the allocations allocated by the General Budget of the State to the Fund established by Article 44 of the Finance Law n°8.96 of the fiscal year 1996-1997.
This is a grant, the amount of which is fixed at 20% of the total expenditure made in Morocco and eligible for support. The conditions and criteria for granting support to foreign production in Morocco and the modalities of payment are fixed by joint decree of the Minister of Finance and the Minister of Communication.