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Tenerife Film Commission travels to you

We’ll be at San Sebastian Film Festival, 3D Wire, MIPCOM, MIP Cancun and Content London


While at San Sebastian Film Festival this year we’d like to invite you to the meeting “Learn about the new film aids and incentives in the Canary Islands” to be held on Monday 25 September at 12 noon at the Keler space. Under the promotional umbrella of Canary Islands Film you’ll learn all about the new incentives for both Spanish and foreign productions, the aids available for Canaries films, and you’ll also meet some of our producers and directors. Please confirm attendance in the following link.

In autumn we’ll also be at:

  • 3D Wire (Animation, Segovia, 5-8 October). Tenerife Film Commission will be at this professional market, the most important animation, video games and new media market in Spain and one of the top events in Europe.
  • MIPCOM (TV, Cannes, 16-19 October). Tenerife Film Commission will be there to meet TV series producers under the umbrella Canary Islands Film which is located at the Audiovisual from Spain stand (Riviera, R7.J11)
  • MIP Cancun (Animation and TV, Mexico, 15-17 November). With a view to exploring the Latin American animation market and promoting the Quirino Awards, Tenerife Film Commission is attending this TV market.
  • Content London (TV Series, London, 27-29 November). Tenerife Film Commission will be present at this event specialising in TV series and online platforms.
  • Focus. The meeting place for International Production (London, 5-6 December), where will be present through Canary Islands Film.

For a meeting contact us:

Concha Díaz


+34 647346462



Volcano’s feature films keep going

‘Desamparados’ and ‘Puenting’ were both directed by women


The documentary feature ‘Desamparados’, directed by María Cuenca and produced by Volcano Films, Ulula Films and O Camiño Films with the collaboration of Televisión Canaria, is still being screened. After premiering at TEA in February, it went to Seville (Plaza de Armas Shopping Centre Cinemas, in collaboration with the NGO Crecer con Futuro), and then on to Adeje Cultural Centre. On 20 September it will be screened in Fundación Caja Sol (Seville), and on 1 October in El Matadero, Madrid.

The experimental feature ‘Puenting’, directed by Bibiana Monje, is in the last stages of postproduction. The experiment in this film relies on there being no script during the pre-production stage, in the blending of film genres and in the experiences of the characters/actors during the shoot. The main topic is the responsibility of daring to get what one wants, a metaphor that is implied in the making of the film itself. It portrays the process and the characters’ reaction to the suggestion of “leaping into the void”, creating a reality half way between wakefulness and dream.

To know more about VOLCANO FILMS, click here.


Diptica Photography

A new photography studio in Tenerife



Diptica Photography Studio and agency has opened in Tenerife by photographer and director Emmanuel Avargués. With new and fully equipped facilities, they offer services in all the Canary Islands, working both in exteriors –land, sea and air- and in the studio for products, fashion, corporate and business features or still photography, at all times providing quality productions. The staff at Diptica speaks English, Spanish, French and German. One of the latest equipment purchased by the studio is the Ronin MX stabiliser.

For more information about DIPTICA PHOTOGRAPHY, click here.

Call for entries at the 12th MiradasDoc

Films for the international, national and Canaries competitions are accepted up to 15 October




MiradasDoc call for entries is now open to films wishing to compete in the official section until 15 October 2017. You can register in the Guía de Isora International Documentary Film Festival through the website festival.movibeta.com. The factual film meeting will be held from 26 January to 3 February 2018 in the municipality of Guía de Isora in the south of Tenerife (Canary Islands).

More information here.


The Quirino Awards to be held in Tenerife

The first Quirino Latin American animation competition will be held from 6 to 8 April


The initiative, whose aim is to highlight the value of Latin American talent and industry, will give awards to all the different formats: feature films, short films, school pieces, series, online series, etc. at a gala on 7 April in Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

The event also aims to create networks and encourage the films to travel from both sides of the Atlantic. On 6 April a professional meeting will be held on the island to bring together the animation sectors of Latin America, Portugal, Andorra and Spain.

The date of these awards was announced at the opening ceremony of the Cuernavaca International Animation, Videogames and Comic Festival of Pixelatl, Mexico.

The awards are named after the creator of the first animation feature film, the Argentinean of Italian descent Quirino Cristiani, who in 1917 directed “El Apóstol”; an Argentinean production in which 58,000 hand-made drawings were used and shot in 35 mm, in addition to several scale models representing public buildings and the streets of Buenos Aires. His work was known even to Disney, who travelled to Argentina in 1941 for the premiere of “Fantasia”.

The Quirino Awards are sponsored by Turismo de Tenerife in collaboration with some of the major international animation events held in Latin America, like the Mexican Cuernavaca International Animation, Videogames and Comic Festival; the Spanish 3D Wire, International Animation, Videogames and New Media Market; and many other Latin American professionals.

Further information at this link.

Where? Tenerife – Brand new video


Tenerife Film Commission has launched its new video. The main character, a producer, will enjoy the island and check all the opportunities to shoot on it. Its unbeatable 35% tax rebate, 23ºC average temperature, its stunning variety of landscapes and experienced crew will convinced him to decide Where to shoot.

More info at www.tenerifefilm.com

+34 647346462


We’ll be at MIPCOM

Let’s meet from 17 to 20 October


For the first time Tenerife Film Commission will be at MIPCOM—the market for television content, in Cannes (France)—. The 35 % tax rebate is also applicable to TV series and we’ll be happy to explain how it works to production companies and TV channels. Please write to film@webtenerife.com for an appointment or call +34 647346462.



FIMUCITÉ celebrates its tenth anniversary

From 23 September to 1 October


The International Film Music Festival of Tenerife (FIMUCITÉ) is turning ten and in these past years has managed to position itself in the international calendar as a key event in the sphere of film soundtracks. Its guests this year include HowardShore, composer of the music for “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy. The closing concert will be dedicated to him. The two theme lines of the festival, as shown in the official poster, are the main science fiction productions, from “Star Wars” to “Star Trek”, under the generic title “Space Opera: a journey to the stars”, and the work by Howard Shore, who penned the score for “Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit”.

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La Laguna Gran Hotel to open in 2017

It will be a 4 star hotel 

La Laguna Gran Hotel

The owners of Hotel Taburiente, a Canaries family with over 50 years of experience in tourism, are to open a new establishment next year: La Laguna Gran Hotel. It is a 4-star hotel situated in the heart of the historic quarter of San Cristóbal de La Laguna. It has 123 rooms, seven of which are suites. Amenities include restaurant, cafeteria, spacious halls for events and banquets, gym, spa, a roof terrace with an indoor pool plus a car park.

This new facility will create jobs and great demand in a borough which currently has limited accommodation offer. A quality personalized service coupled with attention to detail are the pillars on which, we are sure, they’ll build their success.