The National Chamber of Film Producers (CNPF) called for supporting and developing the action of cinemas in Morocco.
This call was launched during a working session, held on Tuesday, between the CNPF delegation and the Minister of Youth, Culture and Communication, Mohamed Mehdi Bensaïd during which several important topics were discussed, in the occurrence, the situation of the cinematographic sector in all its components and the means to reform it and develop its course, indicates a press release from the Chamber.
On this occasion, Mohamed Mehdi Bensaïd presented the main lines of the structural reform of the Moroccan Cinematographic Center (CCM) that he intends to undertake, while the President of the CNPF, Mohamed Abderrahman Tazi, gave a presentation on the state of places of national cinema (from production to exploitation).
Thus, Mohamed Abderrahman Tazi deemed it necessary “to support and develop the action of cinemas, the only outlet for film and cultural activity in our country, so that the sector regains its dynamism,” the statement continued.
He also stopped at the quantitative and qualitative decline of national production, calling, at the same time, to urgently reconsider this production and to develop its mechanisms and capacities.
The president of the CNPF pleaded for “the involvement of professionals, all professional organizations combined, in the management of the affairs of the sector and for participation in the work of the Board of Directors of the CCM”, according to the same source.
Besides Mohamed Abderrahman Tazi, the CNPF delegation was made up of Mohamed Abdelkrim Derkaoui, Abdelmajid Ballouty, Driss Chouika and Hamid Benani.
Based in Casablanca, the CNPF’s objectives are to defend the interests of the profession in general and of its members in particular, to contribute to the rational organization of the cinematographic and audiovisual profession and to guarantee the sustainability as well as the continuity of the national production.