Zaragoza Tourism has for the second year with the monographic stand ‘Zaragoza, city of Cinema’, in Hall 8, where it has shown its potential as a “film set” for national and international shoots with the aim of positioning Zaragoza within the film tourism. Not in vain, the Aragonese capital is the cradle of Spanish cinema. In 1899, Eduardo Jimeno shot in this city the first surviving film of Spanish cinema: “La salida de misa de doce del Pilar de Zaragoza” (Twelve o’clock Mass at the Pillar of Zaragoza).
Since then, with its architectural and cultural richness, the city has become a unique enclave, with great potential for the diversity of locations, offering spectacular corners, which have been chosen on numerous occasions by great masters of cinema to shoot their films.
With this background, the Zaragoza Film Office was created in 2020 to meet the needs of companies in everything related to filming, television programs and series, documentaries, commercials and photo shoots that take place in the city.
The office, which is part of the Spain Film Commission network, is conceived as a one-stop shop that promotes all types of filming, projecting the image of the most cinematographic Zaragoza abroad. This initiative also entails the development of the audiovisual sector itself and the generation of wealth in our city.