Parque Nacional del Teide and Desierto de Tabernas, among the finalists in the European Film Location Award
The first one owes its success to The Sisters Brothers by Jacques Audiard (awarded as best director in the last Venice Film Festival), which tells the story of a trip of two brothers through the West of America to capture a gold prospector. This unique spot was proposed by Andalucía Film Commission and has a long film history, being “Game of Thrones” one of the last big audio-visual productions that took place in the largest desert in Europe.
On the other hand, Yucatán, by Daniel Monzón, is a comedy with the starring role of Luís Tosar and tells the story of two cruise scammers whose roads cross. It was partly shot in the Parque Nacional del Teide, an incomparable volcanic spot proposed by Tenerife Film Commission that counts with Teide, the highest peak of Spain.
The selection process of the nominees has two phases: during the first one, the film commissions and film offices belonging to the European Film Commission Network (EUFCN) propose their locations; in the second phase, a group of experts and film critics choose the finalists.
The voting is open from the 6th to the 30th November for all European citizens. 2018 European Film Location Award will be announced the 4th December during a gala organized by EUFCN in London, where the winner (among all the voters) of two hotel nights for two persons in the winning film location.
If you want to vote or look for more information, you can do it here.