IV Finisterra Arrábida Film Art & Tourism Festival

The IV Finisterra Arrábida Film Art & Tourism Festival has finished on the 26Th of May, in Sesimbra, Portugal, it rewards films and audiovisual works that effectively promote tourism in its various forms. The emphasis is on the implementation of best practices in the tourism sector, in line with the values of social responsibility and sustainable development. The festival accepts audiovisual productions in 4 genres: advertising, dissemination/promotion, documentary and timelapse. Organizers particularly hope to encourage young people to produce travel films.

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Residence permit can be obtained with cultural investment

Cultural investment allows obtaining a Residence Permit for Investment (ARI /Golden Visa).

The general rules governing the granting of Residence Permit for Investment (ARI / Golden Visa), in force from 8 October 2012, enable third country nationals to obtain a temporary residence permit to conduct business activities with visa waiver to enter national territory.
The specific rules applicable for the issuance, by GEPAC, of the declaration attesting the effective transfer of capital for the purposes of ARI in the field of Culture, have now been established. The Portuguese Office of Strategy, Planning and Cultural Assessment (GEPAC) is responsible for the certification of such investments.

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PICPORTUGAL presented in Shanghai on March 30th

Portugal as a filming location is getting a lot more attractive. ShanghaiEye sat down for an exclusive talk with the Secretary of State of Tourism of Portugal, Ms. Ana Mendes Godinho to get the details.

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PICPORTUGAL will be presented in Shanghai on March 30th

This is another initiative of ICA in collaboration with the Secretary of State for Tourism and Tourism of Portugal.

The new tax incentive system for Film Production will be presented to Chinese Producers on March 30 at a meeting to be held in Shanghai. This presentation assumes even greater relevance at a time when Portugal and China are about to sign an International Agreement on Cinematographic and Audiovisual Co-production between the two countries.

It's another step in promoting Portugal as a shooting location!

Portuguese music band Clã shoot video in Porto with Indian artist Mangka

The Portuguese band Clã begins today the shooting of a promotional video on the theme "Nura Pakang (Me and Tu)", with the collaboration of the Indian singer Mangka, announced the producer.

In a statement, it was announced that the filming will take place over two days in several emblematic places in the city, in a film directed by Romi Meitei, also natural director of Manipur, a region of northeast India whose culture the interpreter Mangka, born in 1996 , has been promoting since the age of nine.

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PICPortugal at India International Film Tourism Conclave (IIFTC) 2017

Intense days in Mombai at India International Film Tourism Conclave (IIFTC) 2017 with #Tourism and #Cinema always on the agenda. The finest talent and the biggest production houses in India under one roof presenting an exciting opportunity for tourism boards, film commissions & production services companies around the world, including PICPortugal.com.

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Everywhere is near

Portugal is the location that can fit all your ideas, with a wide range of sets never further than a 2 hour drive. Find out more about the new tax incentive and all the reasons you should film here at picportugal.com.

On February 11th, the Film and Audiovisual Institute (ICA) will take advantage of its presence at Berlinale to present a new film production tax incentive to the international filmmaking community, just weeks before its entry into force.

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