Canary Islands Film - Canarias Cultura en Red


CANARY ISLANDS FILM is a brand that binds together the Audiovisual Department of the Canary Islands Government (active since 2005) with the main institutions and companies from the Canary Islands, including the Film Commissions and the companies and professional associations.

We're active in two main lines of work. One of them is the promotion of the Islands for national and international shootings and animation companies, and the other is the promotion of the talent from the Canary Islands, including funding films created by the canarian filmmakers.

As a collective Film Commision, we supply information about locations and tax incentives to help companies to establish, work and shoot in the Canary Islands. The Canary Islands offer a 40% tax rebate (compatible with an income tax rate of 4%) and an average temperature of 23ºC in Summer and 19º in Winter, amazing landscapes and experienced crews. Also, we collaborate in the ongoing training of the local workforce to adapt their skills to the needs of the market.

We also give support to our filmmakers and producers with development and production funding. We contribute as well with assistance and mentoring through many programmes. We run CreaDoc, our annual documentary workshop, and back many training initiatives on issues as international distribution, executive production and project development. We promote our filmmakers in international festivals and other events and assist in the distribution of short films.
 
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Cine-Regio representative - Mr. Pedro Carballido


Pedro Carballido is a scriptwriter, producer and project manager who has worked in the islands for the last eighteen years in the production of entertainment content in comics, performing and audiovisual arts. He has produced and written dozens of television commercials, music videos, short films and an animated series, as well as many stage plays and musical shows.

Later, he worked for the Canary Islands Audiovisual Cluster and audiovisual an performing arts markets MECAS (Almost Finished Films Market in the Las Palmas International Film Festival) and MAPAS (Mercado de las Artes Performativas del Atlántico Sur) before joining the audiovisual department of the Canary Islands Government. 

 

Contact

Canary Islands Film - Canarias Cultura en Red
Calle Puerta Canseco,49
2-38003 Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Canary Islands
Spain 

+34 922 531 101 ext. 4320
pcarballido@canariasculturaenred.com
www.canaryislandsfilm.com