Middle West Films

Drawing on the eclectic experience of its founders, a strong base of contacts in finance and distribution, and an unbreakable indie spirit, the company is dedicated to making special films, with plenty of drama and impact to engage audiences, and change the world, every bit to the better. And yes, like all things Egyptian, we have a sense of humour.

Production Planning

We assist with production planning, budgeting and scheduling. We will read your script and advise on the most time and cost effective ways to shoot in Cairo and in Egypt in general.

Location Scouting

Our experienced scouts can find any location to match your requirements. Not only that, but they will work with the location to provide the best conditions for the most reasonable price we can get.

Permits

We can assist with permits of all kinds, we know what is needed and how long it will take and from where to get it.

Pre-Production

We will help you set up your production base, or your office away from home, and provide you with everything necessary for a successful shoot.

Crewing

We know the best crews and will find the right people for your project.

Casting

We can organize casting sessions, and put you in touch with well-connected principal and extras casting directors.

Equipment Rentals

We have excellent relationships with all the main rental houses and can help to fulfill your rental needs at advantageous conditions.

Sound Stages / Studio Rentals

We liaise with sound stage and studio rentals, and advise you on your best choices.

Production Office Rentals

We source and rent production office space, from single offices to space for large production crews.

Catering

We know the best caterers and will make sure your crew won’t have to work on an empty stomach.

Travel and Transport

We help with travel and transport arrangements, and can advise you on the most cost effective deals.

Accommodation

We assist with short or long term accommodation, from hotel rooms to apartment rentals and beyond.

SFX / Consultants

We will find SFX and other specialized consultants for your shoot, as may be needed.

Production

We provide production and support services during your shoot, and offer full-service line-producing and co-production services.

Post-Production

We set up and support post-production, from assembly editing during the shoot to full-scale picture and sound post.

Mobile Editing

We can provide mobile editing solutions for your shoot, for editing on location, in your office, or in your hotel room or home- whatever your preference.

Labs and Transfers

We liaise with labs and post facilities to make sure you get the right service, at the right price. We organize all the transfers needed, and can supervise film and media handling, shipping and storage after you might have already left for your next location.

PRODUCTION SUPPORT

Accounting and Legal

For bigger projects, it can be beneficial to rely on the expertise of local accounting and legal experts. We can make recommendations and put you in touch with trusted sources.

Storage and Shipping

We can arrange longand short term storage, and assist you with all your shipping needs.