Laboral Cinemateca-Film Commission Principality of Asturias has supported the production of six important international productions

02/01/2018

Laboral Cinemateca, via the Film Commission Principality of Asturias, has sponsored and collaborated during 2017 with the production of 6 important international films, as well as providing advisory services in other types of recordings that also chose the Principality as the region for filming.

Such is the case of the film, El secreto de Marrowbone, the debut film of the asturian, Sergio G. Sánchez, which has now been watched by over 1,200,000 spectators since it was released in Toronto, San Sebastián and Sitges. The Film Commission offered financial support, advice in choosing locations and help in managing filming permits and provided the Symphonic Orchestra of the Principality (OSPA), for the soundtrack.

The asturian Film Commission has also collaborated with the first full-length film by Samu Fuentes, Bajo la piel de lobo, which also used the OSPA for the soundtrack, and which premiered at the Festival of Seville and will reach cinemas this year. Other sponsored projects are The Maus, the first film by the asturian director, Yayo Herrero, a fantastic horror movie that received great reviews in Sitges and Austin.

The Film Commission was also involved in getting the Movistar+ series, La Zona created by Jorge and Alberto Sánchez-Cabezudo, to be filmed in Asturias. The series filmed its outdoor scenes in various asturian councils, including around 160 different locations within the Principality. Over 110,000 spectators have enjoyed the documentary Cantábrico: Los dominios del oso pardo, a documentary directed by Joaquín Gutiérrez Acha and nominated for a Goya award, filmed in Asturias, in 4 of the 6 Biosphere Reserves in the Principality, among other spaces. Also supported was the documentary 100 días de soledad, directed by the asturian director, Jose Díaz and Gerardo Olivares, which can be seen in cinemas from 16 March.

Laboral Cinemateca-Film Commission Principality of Asturias has supported the production of six important international productions
Laboral Cinemateca-Film Commission Principality of Asturias has supported the production of six important international productions