The Government presents the Spanish Audiovisual Hub and announces an investment in the sector of 1.6 billion Euros until 2025
The Plan to Promote the Audiovisual Sector is a historic claim of the Spain Film Commission, which has managed this initiative with the Government and all the institutions and public and private agents involved in the filming industry.
Carlos Rosado, president of the Spain Film Commission, assures that "this initiative reinforces the leadership of Spain and the Autonomous Communities as the most attractive and competitive European production center worldwide.
The presentation ceremony took place at the Cine Doré in Madrid, headquarters of the Spanish Film Library, and Pedro Sánchez, President of the Government, and the Ministers Nadia Calviño, Reyes Maroto and José Luis Uribes participated. The event was attended by prominent members of the audiovisual and content industry, as well as institutional representatives. During the presentation, the importance of the audiovisual industry as a lever for growth and economic recovery and as one of the seven pillars of the Spain 2025 Digital Agenda was highlighted.
Pedro Sánchez has announced an investment until 2025 of more than 1.6 billion euros in the sector, which will allow Spain to be positioned as the European Audiovisual Hub. In his speech, he detailed the six points on which the Audioviusal Support Plan is based:
1. Increase in content produced entirely by Spanish companies.
2. More digital distribution and marketing windows that enhance the activities of traditional operators.
3. Increase in the level of economic income in the sector, to achieve a profitable, sustainable, self-sufficient industry, resilient to the shocks that may arise in the future.
4. The commitment and the obligation to support the creators, in the participation of the property rights that their own works generate, as a transcendent and transformative step of recognition of the creation in Spain.
5. Aspire to offer citizens an offer of audiovisual content produced in Spain, much more abundant, much more varied and of higher quality.
6. We want the industry to stand out in the audiovisual market as it deserves, to be the space for others to produce on our soil, with our capabilities and for our talent to reach the maximum possible projection in the world.
Spain Film Commission, an Association that represents the entire network of State Film Commissions, qualifies as a “milestone” for Spain the creation of the Boost Plan for the Audiovisual Sector, approved yesterday by the Council of Ministers, chaired by Pedro Sánchez. The development of an Audiovisual Hub in Spain constitutes a historical claim of the Spain Film Commission, which has directly managed this initiative with the State Government and the whole of the Spanish Film Commission, an Association that represents the entire network of State Film Commissions, qualifies as a “milestone” for Spain the creation of the Audiovisual Sector Boost Plan, approved today by the Council of Ministers, chaired by Pedro Sánchez. The development of an Audiovisual Hub in Spain constitutes a historical claim of the Spain Film Commission, which has directly managed this initiative with the State Government and the group of public and private agents and institutions involved in the filming, animation and film industry. special effects (VFX).
Spain Film Commission is convinced that from now on Spain will be the most attractive and competitive production center in Europe at an international level, with a high potential to host audiovisual works, businesses and investments. The president of Spain Film Commission, Carlos Rosado, assures that the Plan to Promote the Audiovisual Sector “will mark the future of the filming industry in Spain, will strengthen the Spanish business fabric, will generate new professional profiles and will encourage economic recovery. "Audiovisual production -remarks Carlos Rosado- will be an engine of economic growth for Spain". In this sense, Spain Film Commission offers its twenty years of experience to continue encouraging the attraction of filming and investments.
Lastly, the Association calls for the creation of a plural forum, with the participation of the Autonomous Communities and public and private agents of the audiovisual sector, to define from consensus and unity the roadmap that will mark the development of the Audiovisual HUB with the best guarantees of success. In the opinion of Carlos Rosado, it is now a question of “joining wills and rowing in the same direction, offering security and confidence to production companies and platforms to shoot in Spain”. "The audiovisual sector - he concludes - is experiencing a good moment, which is reinforced with this Plan, but it is necessary to reinforce the economic endowment for its implementation, address new debates such as sustainability and overcoming the gender gap, promoting , at the same time, the promotion and external positioning of the Spain Brand as a safe value ”.