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Malaga is a city in Andalusia. It is the southernmost European city, on the Mediterranean coast on the Costa del Sol. It has one of the warmest climates in Europe, with day time temperatures over 20 degrees celsius for most of the year. The history of the city spans over 2,800 years, making it one of the oldest cities in the world. Malaga boasts artefacts, monuments and archaelogical remains from the Phoenician, Roman, Arabic and Christian eras, adding to its draw as a filming location. Tourism is one of the biggest contributors to the economy and it has a a superb infrastructure with a variety of hotels and restaurants.
The historic centre of Malaga is bordered by the harbour to the south and mountains to the north and divided by two rivers, providing a wealth of shooting locations in the metropolitan area alone. The wealth of museums, gardens, churches, historically significant buildings, monuments as well as beaches and mountains set against the Med provide a stunning backdrop to any scene you can imagine.
The Malaga Film Festival, the most important festival for cinema made in Spain is held here in April each year.Malaga, with over 320 days of sun & natural daylight, an International Airport just minutes from the Historical City Center, well-established Bilingual Film Crews & local Film Equipment Rental Houses, have all made this city one of Europe’s most sought Film Locations.
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Subtropical-Mediterranean climate with mild winters and warm to hot summers.About 50 days precipitation per year. Summer lasts 8 months, from April to November but the temperature often reaches 20 degrees in the remaining four months
Malaga Costa del Sol Airport was one of the first airports in Spain and is the oldest still in operation. It is also the fourt busiest in Spain. It is the international airport of Andalusia. It has a daily link with some 20 Spanish cities and over 100 cities worldwide.
The Port of Malaga is one of the busiest on the Mediterranean and has been in constant operation since 600 BC. The city is also connected via high speed rail to other Spanish cities. The main public transportation is by bus but there are two commuter trains and a metro system is under construction.
Malaga Film Office www.malagafilmoffice.com
Asociacion Espanola Agencias de Publicidad (AEAP) www.aeap.es
Association of Art Directors, Graphic Designers and Illustrators www.adg-fad.org
Siege - Spanish Association of Media Companies www.asadem.org
Spanish Film Commission www.spainfilmcommission.org