Dakhla film commission
The Dakhla Film Commission serve international and national film productions in Dakhla region and acts as an intermediary between the local authorities and the film industry, especially for obtaining shooting permits.
It provides support in searching for suitable locations and service partners in the industry. In addition, the DFC lobbies for film and promotes Dakhla internationally as a film and production location with the aim of achieving sustainable effects for the local film industry.
It was in the 14th century that the Portuguese discovered the region. But it is under Spanish domination, that in 1884, the infantry captain Emilio Bonelli Hernando creates the town of Cisneros which will become Dakhla.
In the 1920s and 1930s, the city was on the mail route between Toulouse and Saint-Louis from Senegal to South America and became a stopover where civil aviation pioneers such as Jean Mermoz, Henri Guillaumet and Antoine de Saint-Exupéry stopped briefly to repair their planes and refuel.
Nowadays Dakhla lives mainly from fishing and tourism but it is its heavenly landscapes and its sublime lagoon which are the basis of its reputation and international fame.
For the last 15 years, the town has become one of the most famous kitesurfing spots in the world.
Our King Mohamed VI is a real cinephile. Since 1999 he has been very vocal in his support of the film industry !!
Morocco’s film studios and vibrant cities are often used as a backdrop for Hollywood and international films set in the desert , the Middle East and Asia. the hub of the film business in Africa and mena region .
Morocco has a very skilled technicians and a wide range of equipments and gears gears to satisfy all sizes of productions .
Dakhla enjoys an exceptional climate and offers visitors a postcard landscape: all year round, the city bathes in a temperature between 22 and 27 °C while white sand dunes flow into a lagoon with turquoise waters .
the Location Scouting Support of Dakhla aims to help the foreign production in their preliminary location scouting of film and television projects to explore the possibility of shooting in Dakhla region .At this purpose, Dakhla film Commison with The partnership of the regional council of Dakhla oued Eddahab and the regional council of tourisme in Dakhla are happy to offer to the foreign film initiatives the following advantages :