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First newsletter published

/ December 11th, 2012 / No Comments »

EuroScreen partners have published the first newsletter of the INTERREG IVC funded project this week. You can catch the latest updates of EuroScreen in the newsletter here. But if you want to get the news delivered straight to your inbox, you can subscribe to our

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Movie map of the Feature Film El camino de los ingleses (Summer Rain)

/ December 10th, 2012 / No Comments »

Following the filming in 2005-2006 of Summer Rain, Directed by Antonio Banderas in his hometown Málaga, the Spanish region of Andalucia took the opportunity to produce a movie-map in both print & digital with detailed information on the city’s different locations used in the film,

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In the footsteps of Wallander

/ December 10th, 2012 / No Comments »

Ystad is now a city famous around the world for inspector Wallander, the fictional character created by Swedish crime writer Henning Mankell. The novels have also been adapted as television films. The city of Ystad, home to Wallander, is as attractive as it is portrayed

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Bollywood has discovered Slovenia!

/ December 10th, 2012 / No Comments »

Bollywood film-makers have recently recognised advantages that Slovenia has to offer to the international film industry: beautiful nature ranging from mountains to sea shores, picturesque towns and villages with rich historical and cultural heritage. Besides the diverse offer of screen locations, Slovenia is also providing

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Region in the spotlight: London

/ December 10th, 2012 / No Comments »

2012 has been an extraordinary year for London and film. In the summer, Danny Boyle director of films such as Trainspotting and Slumdog Millionaire, showed the world in his opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games how film defines the images of London and

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Did you know that…?!

/ December 10th, 2012 / No Comments »

…The beautiful beaches in the movie Troy are actually based in Malta? A beautiful place to visit indeed! …The most dramatic moment from the movie The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian was filmed at beautiful scenery of Karkonosze Falls in Poland. You can walk around

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Screen tourism and local authorities – challenges and opportunities for economic development

/ December 10th, 2012 / No Comments »

The link between destinations on screen (inc. feature films, documentaries or TV programmes) and tourism development has been recognised in academic literature for some time. First studies in this subject started to develop in the early 1990s. Since then it is progressively becoming apparent that

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Report on The Economic Impact of the UK Film Industry

/ December 5th, 2012 / No Comments »

An updated report on The Economic Impact of the UK Film Industry showed that £2.1bn (~€2.6bn) of visitor spend/year might be attributable to UK films! The British Film Institute together with Pinewood Shepperton plc, the British Film Commission and Creative England has supported the 2012

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Film Tourism presentation at Film Commissions Meeting

/ November 28th, 2012 / No Comments »

ProMalaga, EuroScreen’s Spanish partner, has been invited to present the work of the screen tourism project to film commissions across Europe this Friday, 30 November 2012 in Malaga (Spain). Film commissions are increasingly raising interest in working closer with the tourism sector to take advantage

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New EuroScreen website launched

/ October 9th, 2012 / No Comments »

  New Screen and Tourism website launched: EuroScreen is a new INTERREG IVC funded project and has just launched an exciting and resourceful website. The site hosts news and publications covering screen content and tourism initiatives, helping to bridge the gap between the tourist sector

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