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  • in reply to: Wanted: Locations for shooting with the real snow

    Come to the Pyrenees!
    We have many different types of forests around here. In winter it’s snowy but not too cold and access by road to diferent locations are good.

    Daniel Peña

    in reply to: Weather Center / Station (High Tech, Modern)

    Hello Katharina

    We have and advanced weather center in the Basque Country (North of Spain), since we have different weathers from desert to high mountains, and the local goverment invests a lot in R&D.
    On the other hand I know some technological centers that work in applications for weather forecast and others so they have that kind of facilities.

    Kindest regards,
    Daniel Peña


    We have some options here in the Basque Country.
    Besides 70s luxiourous hotels there are many options on the landscape as well.

    Contact us

    in reply to: small airport and customs

    In the Basque Country you can find two small airports of that specs within 30kms
    You have the Saint Sebastian airport wich has only an air strip and a private aerodrome, and Biarritz on the French side. They´re small but modern and placed in a coastal nice view.
    Vitoria and Pamplona are also at about an hour by car from here.
    Bilbao´s airport is quite bigger and is near as well

    I think it will be easy to shoot there as well as cost efficient.
    Basque audiovisual industry has all services you may need as well and you will love the stay in summer.

    Don´t hesitate to contact us for further information.

    Daniel Peña
    Basque locations
    +34 943 494 129

    in reply to: The payment of vat tax for location rental in Spain

    Hi Massimo,

    You shouldn´t be charged.
    Being Italian I hope you are able to understand the official law below about VAT in Spain. Show it to the owner so that (s)he can be calm on this thing. (Article 23)

    VAT is the same for all Spain, including Basque Country, the exceptions are Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla.

    Incentives in Basque Country are on revenues an other issues.

    Buona fortuna!

    Daniel Peña
    Zinealdea Film Studios



    Our Film Commission is part of Oarsoaldea Public Development Agency.

    One of our departments has a continuos work in cooperation projects with Cuban authorities.

    We know a private producer based in Spain which is also a professor in the Cuban Cinema institute and can get you anything you need in that country.

    Let us know if you´re interested and I can get you in touch with him.

    Kindest regards
    Daniel Peña

    Hi Marina,

    I´m afraid that at that date apple trees will be flowering.

    Most apples fall at October so for February or March would be blooming.

    Sorry I didn´t read well

    Best regards,

    Hello Marina,

    Here in the Basque Country we have plenty of apple trees, and apples are green. Sidre it´s made here from centuries ago.
    On the other hand you have good communications by road; for the city you can quickly reach cities as San Sebastian, Bilbao, Vitoria, Bayonne or Pamplona. Architecture goes from oldest to most avantgarde.

    We have studios and a many production companies as well.

    Don´t hesitate to contact us for further details

    Best regards
    Daniel Peña

    in reply to: Lake needed

    Hello laura, the average temperatures for the reservoirs I posted, in the outside would be about 7ºC so water would be warmer. Vegetation is very ressembling and some of the reservoirs especially in Alava have no mountains but a view to green fields.

    Kind regards,
    Daniel Peña

    in reply to: Lake needed

    Hello here in the Basque Country we have some lakes ressembling the ones in Lituania. First and second are at about 10 kms from our Film studios and the third and fourth one at about two hours by car.
    Contact us for further information.

    Kind regards
    Daniel Peña

    in reply to: Snow in November

    Hi, we usually have snow in the Basque Country, major cities are Bilbao, Saint-Sebastian an Vitoria-Gasteiz (this one specially. Each one have its Film Office as well.

    Should you need more info, write to me

    Daniel Peña

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