Canary Islands Film is the department of the Government of the Canary Islands through which you can find the necessary information about tax advantages that can reach up to 54%, about locations, financing funds, support programs and everything you need for your audiovisual production.
Name: Natacha Mora
Position: Head of the Audiovisual Department
Degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of La Laguna, Master’s Degree in Cultural Management from the Universidad Oberta de Catalunya. She worked as a cultural manager in the City Council of Santa Cruz de Tenerife until 2007 and then in the Government of the Canary Islands, where she coordinated music, theater, dance and film programs. In 2013 he became head of the audiovisual department of the Government of the Canary Islands. In 2015, the Canary Island Film brand was born, which she has directed since then and which encompasses other areas of the government, the film commissions, the Canary Islands Special Zone Consortium and the private sector, and which carries out the internationalization, development and consolidation of the audiovisual industry in the Canary Islands.
The Canary Islands Audiovisual Cluster is the representative association of the audiovisual sector in the islands, with more than 70 associated companies and entities. Its objective is to develop a solid audiovisual ecosystem, through the promotion of talent, business development, the creation of synergies and the increase of competitiveness and internationalization.
Name: Genoveva Ayala
His professional career has been linked to business management, marketing and business development, both nationally and internationally, in fields such as advertising, animation, or international sales of film rights, among others.
Proexca is a public company attached to the Ministry of Economy, Knowledge and Employment of the Government of the Canary Islands, whose priority objectives are to promote the internationalization of Canary Islands companies and attract strategic investments to the Islands.
Name: Javier Hidalgo
Position: Investment Division Technician
The Tenerife Film Commission was created in 2000 as a department of SPET-Turismo de Tenerife, a public company of the Island Council, whose mission is to promote audiovisual production on the island, both foreign and Canary Island production companies, and to promote Tenerife as a filming location. Support and inform about the advantages to produce series and feature films on the island: one of the best tax incentives in Europe of 50-45% deduction for national and foreign audiovisual productions; a spectacular variety of landscapes; qualified professionals; experienced companies and a great climate all year round.
Name and Position: Ricardo Martínez (Director), Concha Díaz Ferrer (Coordinator)
The Canary Islands Special Zone (ZEC) is a low tax zone created within the framework of the Canary Islands Economic and Fiscal Regime (REF), with the aim of promoting the economic and social development of the Canary Islands and diversifying its productive structure. The Canary Islands offer unbeatable tax incentives to the audiovisual sector, with a 50 – 45% Tax Rebate and Tax Credit, compatible with a reduced ZEC tax rate of 4%.
Delegate: Sabita Jagtani
Position: Senior Officer, Economist
Islabentura Canarias is an initiative of the ICDC, through Canary Islands Film, whose main objective is the creation of film and television scripts based on stories and locations in the islands, in addition to promoting co-production agreements. Considered by the ICAA as the best fourth project in Spain, it has just received the aid for its development by this entity.
Delegate: María José Manso
Director of IsLABentura Canarias, Script Lab. He founded and directs the La Palma Film Commission office (2015-2021) and the isLABentura La Palma script lab (2018-2021), which now extends its execution to the regional territory and has just received support from the ICAA as the best fourth project of incubators and laboratories in Spain.