A new commercial for Unilever’s Magnum ice cream brand was filmed at the spellbinding Palace Hotel Do Bussaco. The project – titled Get Old or Get Classic – reimagines this grand hotel as the fictional Pleasure Residence. Set in Portugal‘s rural Luso region, the advertisement puts a fun twist on traditional retirement homes and their […]
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The Portugal Film Commission’s aim is to promote the internationalisation of Portugal as a filming destination.
11 Reasons for Shooting in Portugal
Most of us know Portugal as a tourist destination: summer holidays spent laying on the beaches of Algarve, or maybe a city break to Lisbon or Porto. But when it comes to film locations, Portugal has much more to offer than what may first spring to mind says Hayley Sercombe, Executive Producer / Founder at […]
The spot was an advert for Uber Eats / McDonalds from director Gonçalo Morais Leitão for agency Partners and the local Portuguese market. “It was a perfect size job to start again with; one day shoot, one location and two talent. The crew size was around 45 in total” says Nick Page, CEO of Page […]
In an effort to attract foreign productions, the Portuguese Government will be introducing a new cash rebate incentive with a rate of 25-30%. The programme will replace the previous tax credit incentive which only went as high as 25%.
As part of the Made in World production service conglomerate, Carla Liziario heads the company’s Lisbon branch and works daily with productions hoping to utilise the sunny locations of Portugal.
Terry Gilliam’s long awaited film, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote has now entered into production with shoots taking place in Lisbon and Tomar. Scenes will also be filmed in Castilla-La Mancha and the Canary Islands.
The Portuguese authorities have announced plans to introduce the country’s first formal film incentives programme. The 2016 state budget has permitted the implementation of an incentives system that will cater to productions that incur a minimum eligible expenditure of EUR1 million.