Spain Film Commission partners with national and international entities with the aim of consolidating and spreading its activity. Since its creation, it has entered into several agreements and become a member of various film commission networks and organisations related to the audiovisual industry, culture and tourism.
THE FILM AND AUDIOVISUAL ARTS INSTITUTE
The Film and Audiovisual Arts Institute (ICAA) is an autonomous organisation which depends on the State Department for Culture and which plans support policies for the film and audiovisual production sector. Spain Film Commission maintains an ongoing collaboration with the ICAA to continue attracting international shoots to the country, via the promotion of an efficient tax incentive system.
ICEX - ESPAÑA EXPORTACIÓN
ICEX Spain Exports and Investments, the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade, is a national public business entity. Its mission is to promote the internationalisation of Spanish companies and it depends on the Spanish Ministry for Economy, Industry and Competitiveness. Audiovisual from Spain is the brand which brings Spanish companies in the cinema and television content sector together, to promote them internationally. One of its departments, Shoot in Spain, provides information on the incentives system and the facilities available to those wishing to shoot in the country, as well as on all its locations. ICEX facilitates access to some of the international markets which are of interest to the SFC and its members.
APPA ASSOCIATION OF AUDIOVISUAL PRODUCTION PROFESSIONALS
The APPA, Association of Audiovisual Production Professionals, is a national entity which was established in 2008 and which brings together the efforts of audiovisual industry professionals with the objective of continuously improving the sector.
The SFC and APPA signed a collaborative agreement in 2017 with the aim of creating a platform containing all the basic information needed to carry out an audiovisual production. They also hope to compose communication strategies with which to influence the audiovisual industry's regulative framework and to promote the exchange of ideas on how best to improve the audiovisual sector.
THE FILM AND TELEVISION PRODUCERS GUILD OF INDIA - CASA DE LA INDIA
There is a collaborative agreement in place between the SFC and The Film and Television Producers Guild of India – Casa de la India which hopes to increase the number of shoots carried out in Spain by Indian companies. This agreement is expected to help create an active exchange of best practice between the countries as well as to promote collaboration between their respective public authorities within the field of audio-visual production
MEMORANDA OF COLLABORATION
ROMA LAZIO FILM COMMISSION - ILE DE FRANCE FILM COMMISSION - FILM COMMISSION FOR THE TANGER TETOUAN AL HOCEIMA REGION - CARTHAGE FILM FESTIVAL
The SFC has signed a Memorandum of understanding and cooperation for the development of an exchange of best practice between territories, film commissioners and audiovisual producers and hopes to visit each of these regions and so strengthen joint efforts to promote the international film-making industry.
BRAZILIAN NETWORK OF FILM COMMISSIONS - LATIN AMERICAN FEDERATION OF FILM AND AUDIOVISUAL PRODUCERS - ENTITY FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF THE RIGHTS OF AUDIOVISUAL PRODUCERS [EGEDA]
The memorandum of understanding signed in Madrid in 2017 between these entities and the SFC has various purposes - the main one being to promote joint film productions, TV content and other audio-visual content from Latin American producers, as well as production and film service companies at locations in Brazil and Spain. Its objective is to unite in an effort to carry out a joint project for a future edition of the PLATINO awards in Brazil, as well as the EGEDA/FIPCA Forum, to keep communication channels open and maintain an active exchange of best practices between the two parties.