Atlas Film Studios

If you need to shoot a movie in the desert, there’s somewhere that should be top of your list: Atlas Film Studios in Morocco. Over the years it has played a part in Alexander the Great, Gladiator and Black Hawk Down, amongst many others. The studios lie on the outskirts of the city of Ouarzazate, which itself has featured in titles such as Lawrence of Arabia, Star Wars and The Living Daylights, but doesn’t stand out particularly from satellite. Ouarzazate was first used as a movie location by acclaimed British director David Lean, for his 1962 epic Lawrence…

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